Siya Kolisi meets schoolboy who cried after seeing the Boks

Rachel Kolisi, Lebo and Siya Kolisi pose for a picture at the BrightRock Players Choice awards.

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JOHANNESBURG - Lebo Mogoma from Helpmekaar Kollege finally met his hero Springbok captain Siya Kolisi on Tuesday night.

Footage of the 15-year-old crying as Kolisi signs one of his rugby boots during the Springboks Rugby World Cup Trophy tour went viral on social media.

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On Wednesday morning, Rachel Kolisi posted a picture of Lebo and Siya at the BrightRock Players Choice Awards and thanked everyone who helped track him down.

"Thank you to everyone who helped me get in touch with Lebo! And to @playerschoiceza for having us last night", read the caption.