Sat, 18 Jan 2020

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.

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