first_imgMonday Jul 27, 2020 The uplifting true story of how Siya Kolisi met Schalk Burger and THAT famous photo was taken Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi has appeared in the media a fair bit of late. From helping communities through the pandemic to commenting on Black Lives Matters issues, the 2019 World Cup winner has been extremely busy since that historic day in Japan. ADVERTISEMENTAs well as running his family and staying in shape for when rugby does finally start up again in South Africa, Kolisi took some time out to chat with former teammates and Springboks Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger, to catch up on all things life and rugby.One of the topics that came up was the day that the Springboks visited Siya’s school, Grey High School in Port Elizabeth in 2006. On that day he got to meet the players in Test week, including fiery 23-year-old blonde flanker Burger.This photo, that surfaced online ahead of Kolisi’s Test debut, was taken on that day.The Stormers and Bok flanker says that the visit from the Springboks on that day was a clear motivating factor for him in his life.“It made me realise this is what I want to do. Because the effect that you guys had on us, that blew my mind. All that was important was what you made me feel at that moment in time..,” he explained on the Use it or Lose it youtube show.“I didn’t even know. I had never seen that photo until I played my first game for the Springboks. And it was of the best things that happened.”ADVERTISEMENTThey went on to discuss how Burger broke his neck against Scotland a few days later, putting him out of rugby for a year.The chat starts around 11:47 below and continues on that topic until 15:20 or so Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

The uplifting true story of how Siya Kolisi met Schalk Burger and THAT famous photo was taken

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