Last updated on Jun 15th, 2020 at 09:28 pm

Twitter users were in an unruly state when video footage of Siya Kolisi meeting Zozibini Tunzi for the first time emerged on the timeline

The Springboks arrived in Mzansi on Tuesday after winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan this past weekend and the mood was at an actual fever pitch.

Thousands of South Africans made their way to greet the heroic Boks who were embraced like the national heroes they are when they set foot on home soil.

Among the many guests on the day was Miss South Africa Zozibini who was as excited as anybody else to meet the world cup winners.

However, things got a bit interesting when she bumped into the captain Siya Kolisi.

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Social media tweeps were quick to notice that Siya appeared to be quite taken aback when he realised that Miss SA was in the building

In fact, she filmed and posted his actual reaction on the day and although we wouldn’t blame any man for being enchanted by Zozibini, Siya’s reaction triggered a flurry of tweets.

Check out the video below as Siya realises that he’s looking at Miss South Africa:

A longer video from another angle shows the exact moment this happened but also reveals that the two shared a brief hug after meeting:

Tweeps immediately caught on to the footage and began talking at great length about looking to find somebody who would look at them “the way Siya looked at Zozibini” while others speculated that there was some mutual admiration between the two national icons:

Within a few minutes, dozens of viewers and social media commentators were speculating on the exchange between Siya and Zozibini

If you know black Twitter, you will know that it wasn’t going to take long for someone to bring Rachel, Siya’s wife, into the conversation.

Just as the bullying was about to begin, one of Rachel’s supporters put the critics in their places:

Do you really think that the meeting between Zozibini and Siya should have been this big of a deal?