Springboks star Cheslin Kolbe confirmed his class in a heartwarming encounter with a younger fan. The South African winger visited the MultiChoice headquarters in Johannesburg with the remainder of the squad on Wednesday to showcase the Webb Ellis Cup at an occasion.
Among the many spectators was a younger rugby fanatic, who had gone viral throughout the match after performing a rendition of James Brown’s “I Really feel Good” at a expertise present whereas carrying a South Africa jersey. The teenager was given a microphone throughout the Springboks showcase occasion and took the chance to disclose his adoration for Kolbe.
“Cheslin Kolbe… you might be my favorite since you encourage me. In order that’s why I wish to be a pocket rocket similar to you,” he stated. Kolbe, nonetheless carrying the strapping from Saturday’s ultimate, then acquired up out of his seat and gave the younger fan a hug earlier than handing over his Rugby World Cup winners medal.
The heartwarming second was caught on movie and has been making the rounds on social media ever since.
South Africa’s celebrations have proven no signal of stopping since their 12-11 conquer the All Blacks within the Rugby World Cup ultimate on the Stade de France on Saturday night time.
Their celebrations went effectively into the night time with Eben Etzebeth receiving a celebratory RG Snyman-style haircut from Damian Willemse within the early hours of Sunday morning after the Springboks clinched a file fourth Rugby World Cup crown.
“I stated ‘if we win the world cup, I’ll minimize my hair the identical as yours’ and clearly after the win within the ultimate, it was about half previous 4 within the morning… Yeah… the final time I drank water was within the recreation,” defined Etzebeth after touching down in South Africa with a mohawk.
“Clearly I wished to be a person of my phrase, and I imply, successful the cup with these guys, I’ll do something, so I made a decision to chop my hair. He sat me down and Damian Willemse minimize my hair.”