Cape Town - Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has signed deal with rapper Jay-Z's high-profile sports management company, Roc Nation Sports.
Sport24 reported last week that the deal was imminent and it was officially confirmed on Thursday.
the company tweeted.
Kolisi has become a global icon since leading the Springboks to Rugby World Cup glory in Japan in early November.
Late last month, he was invited by English football giants Liverpool to watch a Champions League match at Anfield, while he also appeared on Sky Sports News.
Jay-Z founded Roc Nation Sports in 2013 in partnership with Creative Artists Agency, a prominent talent agency based in Los Angeles.
The company mainly represents athletes in the codes of baseball, American football, basketball and boxing.