Tom Brady excited for South African rugby team in World Cup


One of the NFL’s all-time greats had his eyes on another sport headed into the weekend.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a video to hype up the Springboks, the South Africa national rugby team, before their first match in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

The 6-time Super Bowl champion will have to be up early to watch on Saturday as South Africa takes on New Zealand at 5:45 a.m. ET.

Watch the Rugby World Cup on NBC Sports Gold