Siya Kolisi: The rugby star breaking boundaries for South Africa

Updated 1425 GMT (2225 HKT) January 9, 2019
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In 2018, Siya Kolisi became the first ever black captain of the Springboks Warren Little/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
He led the side out for the first time at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, against England. David Rogers/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The Springboks were victorious that day and went on to win the series 2-1. Gallo Images/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Kolisi made his first appearance for South African Super Rugby franchise the Stormers in 2012. Gallo Images/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The flanker has gone on to captain the side and is entering his eighth season with the club. Gallo Images/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
He was named man of the match on his international debut when South Africa defeated Scotland in Nelspruit on June 2013. Gallo Images/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Last year, he captained the Springboks to their first victory in New Zealand since 2009. Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
At the end of 2018, he represented invitational side the Barbarians at Twickenham, defeating Argentina 38-35. Steve Bardens/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Barbarians