Siya Kolisi gives Roger Federer Springbok jersey


Siya Kolisi gives Roger Federer Springbok jersey
Siya Kolisi gives Roger Federer Springbok jersey

Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer revealed he got "quite emotional" after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup last year. Federer, a record 20-time Grand Slam champion, was in South Africa for a few days this week for a charity match.

Just before The Match in Africa, the 38-year-old met South African rugby team captain Siya Kolisi -- who presented him a Springbok jersey. "The Springboks’ World Cup win was a big deal. I ended up watching the game while having a haircut.

And watched the trophy ceremony on a sidewalk in Switzerland. I got quite emotional," Federer said, per SAPeople. Federer and Rafael Nadal delighted just under 52,000 fans on Friday night in Cape Town. World No. 3 Federer ended up beating his old rival Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-3 in a charity match organized by the Roger Federer Foundation. The match raised $3.5 million and broke the record for the largest tennis crowd ever.

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