WHAT: PUMA is bringing together two rugby World Cup winners for a candid talk about life and the game. Join Victor Matfield as he hosts Schalk Brits LIVE on PUMA South Africa’s Instagram for what promises to be a unique and entertaining live event. Follow @PUMASouthAfrica, @VictorMatfield and @SchalkBrits, activate the notifications for updates, and be ready to tune in.
- Victor Matfield is a PUMA ambassador and a legend of South African rugby. Over the course of his career, Victor played a record 127 Tests for the Springboks between 2001-2015. He captained the Springboks and the Blue Bulls, is a Rugby World Cup winner (2007), twice a Tri-Nations winner, a British and Irish Lions test series winner (2009) and a three-time Super Rugby and Currie Cup winner with the Blue Bulls. Post playing days he also developed a career as a TV presenter on SuperSport.
- Schalk Brits is a PUMA sponsored rugby player and one of world rugby’s best loved personalities. During his career Schalk represented The Stormers, The Lions as well as The Vodacom Bulls. However, he spent most of his playing days representing Saracens in the UK from 2009 to 2018, winning four Premiership titles and two European Champions Cups. A versatile, modern day player who preferred the no 2 jersey, Schalk went on to represent The Springboks in 15 tests, captaining the Springboks on 2 occasions, playing his final test against Canada in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. At the age of 38 Schalk called time on his career as a Rugby World Cup winner with an illustrious professional career spanning 18 years.
WHEN: Monday, May 25, 2020 – 5pm SA time.
WHERE: Follow @PUMASouthAfrica on Instagram and don’t forget to tune in.