Siya Kolisi, the captain of the Springboks, continues his unconventional post-match tradition
In what has become an unexpected post-match ritual for Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, he once again left his mark on a dedicated fan’s posterior after a convincing victory against Scotland. The Springboks are currently in France, aiming to defend their Rugby World Cup title, and Kolisi’s unique interactions with supporters are gaining attention.
A Unique Tradition Continues
Just weeks ago, Siya Kolisi made headlines when he signed a fan’s buttocks following a victorious match against the All Blacks. Now, this peculiar tradition seems to have taken hold, as Kolisi found himself in a similar situation once more after the triumphant encounter with Scotland.
Following the match, the Springbok players celebrated their victory with fans inside the stadium, creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and unity. The Springboks’ connection with their supporters has been a defining feature of their journey through the Rugby World Cup.
Social Media Chronicles
Taking to his Instagram account, Siya Kolisi shared a series of pictures and videos that offered fans a glimpse into his time in France. These posts included moments spent with teammates like Cheslin Kolbe and South African track and field sensation Wayde Van Niekerk. However, one post stood out among the rest – a video of Kolisi signing a fan’s bum.
A Devoted Fan’s Tribute
The fan who received this unique autograph, identified as @jorvliet, humorously commented on Kolisi’s Instagram post. He pledged not to wash his backside until 28 October, expressing his gratitude to the “Headboy of SA.” Such devotion from fans illustrates the deep connection between South Africans and their beloved Springbok captain.
As Siya Kolisi and the Springboks progress through the Rugby World Cup, it remains to be seen whether this unconventional tradition will continue to grow or evolve. One thing is certain: Kolisi’s ability to connect with fans is as strong as his leadership on the rugby field.