Five viral moments from the Rugby World Cup

Five viral moments from the Rugby World Cup

We go down memory lane and bring you some of the most hilarious and interesting moments from the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, which, if you didn't already know, was won by our beautiful Bokke!

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South Africa rugby ball/ iStock

The 2023 Rugby World Cup continues to be a hot topic, especially in South Africa where the Springboks are celebrating their triumph.

Throughout the World Cup, there were several moments that left us in stitches... and a little hot under the collar.

THAT infamous video of Siya and Jesse

One of those viral moments was when the Springboks were preparing for their clash against the All Blacks.

In the video, Springbok captain Siya Kolisi can be seen lifting Jesse Kriel, leaving very little to the imagination.

Below is the viral video:

WATCH: Siya Kolisi and Jesse Kriel video goes viral for all the right reasons

Makazole Mapimpi celebrated while out shopping

Going out in public as a celebrity can be challenging, and this was proven once again by Makazole Mapimpi, who couldn't do his shopping in peace. 

The Springbok received so much love from his fans when he was doing his shopping. 

The people in the store were seen dancing, singing, and celebrating the Springbok player, who received the love so warmly. 

Below is the heartwarming moment: 

VIDEO: Springbok Makazole Mapimpi celebrated while grocery shopping

Eben Etzebeth ululating

Eben Etzebeth is multi-talented. 

The Springbok player recently surprised fans with his ability to ululate. 

Eben joined the rest of the team as they were singing with a sound we thought we would never hear coming out of his mouth.

VIDEO: Springbok Eben Etzebeth surprises fans with vocal skills

Faf De Klerk signs boy's T-shirt

Faf De Klerk has a lot of children and youngsters who look up to him. 

One of the boys came to watch him play during the match in Marseille on September 10. 

It was during this match that Faf made the young man's dream a reality by signing his jersey and giving him a big hug. 

The boy was seen crying. 

Watch the emotional video below: 

VIDEO: Emotional young fan meets Faf de Klerk at Rugby World Cup

Jamie Ritchie saying the Bok scrum "doesn’t smell good"

Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie shocked the world when he was asked what it's like to scrum against the Boks, and his answer was: "I can confirm it doesn’t smell good". 

READ: Bok scrum "doesn’t smell good", according to Scotland captain

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