Japan 2019

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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“It always seems impossible until its done” – Nelson Mandela. South Africa this is for you 🇿🇦. If we work together and strive to be better, each and every day, we can achieve anything. #StrongerTogether

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What a welcome home! Thank you Mzansi 🇿🇦🙌🏾. Cant wait for the trophy tour 🏆 #StrongerTogether #Repost @bokrugby

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