South African Van Dyk gets French passport after Macron request

South Africa-born prop Maks Van Dyk, who cheekily asked President Emmanuel Macron for French citizenship at the pre-match presentation of…

South Africa-born prop Maks Van Dyk, who cheekily asked President Emmanuel Macron for French citizenship at the pre-match presentation of the Top 14 rugby final in June, is now the proud holder of a French passport, the Toulouse player revealed on Wednesday. Van Dyk, 27, posted a photo of himself holding the document on Twitter with the popular slogan ‘Vive la France et vive la Republique’ written below.

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