Siya Kolisi captained South Africa to Rugby World Cup success on Saturday and Roger Federer was among the many to congratulate him.
A dream weekend for World Cup winners South Africa got even better at a World Rugby awards ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday.
Six of the top seven teams in the world rankings will start life with a new coach following the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont commended Japan for staging a tournament that "has changed the face of rugby forever".
The Rugby World Cup came to an end on Saturday and here we take a look back at the best Opta facts from the tournament in Japan.
South Africa were crowned world champions on Saturday, but their coach said he was ready to walk away as recently as last September.
"Rugby should be something that creates hope," said Rassie Erasmus, whose side embraced the privilege of inspiring South Africa's people.
England went from producing one of their best Rugby World Cup displays to one of their worst and coach Eddie Jones conceded a possible link.
He might have played internationally for England, but Kevin Pietersen was among those to laud South Africa's Rugby World Cup final victory.
Siya Kolisi lifting the Rugby World Cup as South Africa's first black captain means everything to his country, says Handre Pollard.