Another sport Legend joins Siya Kolisi in Springboks celebrations

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi had notable sporting figure Roger Federer join him as celebrations for South Africa’s Rugby World Cup success continue.

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer joined Kolisi on Instagram Live to celebrate with his one million followers.

From the top of the Springboks tour van, the renowned tennis player from Switzerland is seen soaking in the sights.

He replied, “Amazing, Siya, well done again, enjoy it!” in a clip taken from the live stream that was uploaded on the social networking site X, which was once known as Twitter.


Roger Federer supporting the Springboks

In the grandstand during the All Blacks vs. Springboks final, which South Africa won 12-11., Federer was observed.

At rugby’s premier event, the tennis player was accompanied by his family and Lynette, his mother, who was born and reared in South Africa.

Federer’s mother became a Swiss national after she wed German-Swiss Robert Federer.

Federer was permitted to join the Springboks in the changing area following the game, where he spoke with the coaches and players.

Prominent tennis players like as Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen, Damian de Allende, Jean Kleyn, and Kwagga Smith seized the chance to take a photo with the legendary player.


Even Springboks director of rugby Rassie Erasmus went full fanboy and managed to a video message for his mum out of Federer.


In the meantime, Faf de Klerk was seen wearing the South African flag printed on his now-iconic speedo.

Novak Djokovic, Federer’s former opponent, was also sighted at the Stade de France final.

Seated next to British singer Rita Ora and her spouse Taika Waititi, who is connected to the All Blacks’ new NZR+ program, he was caught on camera.

Even though Djokovic began the evening in a suit, after full time he was wearing a rugby jersey from the Springboks.

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