When Siya walked onto the pitch at Japan’s International Stadium Yokohama for the Rugby World Cup final he had the weight of an entire country’s hopes on his shoulders.
All the trials and tribulations in his life had prepared him for that very moment. He went to bed starving as a teenager, but now he was inspiring youths from impoverished communities – dreams do come true.
“It can be done… The most important thing is that you never listen to someone who tells you, you can’t make it, you not going to make it. It’s up to you and you alone. I want to tell the kids to keep on dreaming and believing,” he said at a briefing.
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