A new controversy has erupted in the rugby world in recent days.
This time, it is New Zealander Jordie Barrett who South Africans accuse of racism.
the reason ? He would not have shaken hands with the South African president after the World Cup final loss to the Springboks at the Stade de France.
This rumor came after a video clip was published on social media. We see the President of South Africa looking at Jordie Barrett with a rather harsh look.
Jordie Barrett was quickly subjected to abuse on social media after this video was published.
Has the rugby world said anything about this incident, where white players refused to shake Ramaphosa’s hand?
– Go Pocky #Springboks (@ThisThat_Acadmy) October 30, 2023
Fortunately, there is another video in which we see that Jordie Barrett actually shook hands with the President of South Africa.
It’s sad that Jordie Barrett had to share this video on his Instagram account.
It appears that he actually shook hands with Cyril Ramaphosa.
Don’t jump to conclusions from a dodgy snippet of a video. pic.twitter.com/iOiX5lTwf6
– Jared Wright (@jaredwright17) November 2, 2023
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