Former Rugby Champ Theuns Stofberg Dies Following Car Crash

As humans, we will one day die, but no one wants to be involved in an accident or to have injuries that might lead to death. But life happens and so does the unexpected and unwanted, Such was the tragedy of former Springbok Theuns Stofberg, who recently died from his injuries,

According to multipole reports, the retired rugby player was involved in a car srash earlier in the week and was rushed to the hospital, where he died yesterday, Wednesday, August 23. He was 68.

Since the news of his death broke, tributes have been pouring in froim all over South Africa and even the international rugby universe. Those conversant with the late champ are sharing their nest memories of him as a person and as a rugby player, with some describing his death as a big loss ro rugby.

Theuns Stofberg played 21 Tests for the South African rugby team and also acted as captain on different occasions. One of his most memorable career moments was when he was just 21 in 1976. At that time, he was part of the Free State team that won the Currie Cup for the first time in their history. The symbolism of that moment followed him until his tragic demise.

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