SA’s sports stars tweets on Madiba

2013-12-07 00:00

Itumeleng Khune: “A very sad Friday morning. RIP to Mr Nelson Mandela. You really played a major role in uniting this country and the rest of the world.”

Michael Morton: “You left the world better than you found it. You were the embodiment of everything that is good on this earth! RIP Madiba.”

Shu-Aib Walters: “To the father of South Africa, Madiba, may your soul rest in peace! One of a kind …”

AB de Villiers: “Let us now, more than ever, stick together as a nation! We owe him that much. #madiba you will be missed! #tata #inspiration #leader”

Bryan Habana: “RIP Tata Madiba. Thank you for the inspiration and hope. May your legacy live on forever. #forevergrateful #proudlySouthAfrican”

Steven Pienaar: “God Bless the MADIBA family.”

Greg Minnaar: “We’ve lost our Inkosi … RIP Madiba.”

Chad le Clos: “Thank you, Sir for everything you have done for everyone! May your legacy and beliefs live on …”

Kagisho Dikgacoi: “Very sad, the bravest and genius son of Africa is gone … RIP MADIBA.”

Dean Furman: “RIP Nelson Mandela. What a strong and courageous man! Forever in our hearts!”

Cameron van der Burgh: “Awoken with a heavy heart today. RIP #Madiba was an honour serving time on this earth with you.”

John Smit: “A day we knew was coming but hoped never would, a man we didn’t have for long enough but left a lifelong legacy. Madiba we will never forget.”

Breyton Paulse: “Wow, the impact of this gifted human being! Will there ever be another like him? Charismatic, dynamic and magic guy, what a honour to have met you.”

J.P. Pietersen: “Rest in Peace Nelson Tata Madiba, our hero. You will forever live in our hearts. My deepest condolences to the Mandela family.”

Odwa Ndungane: “Woke up to the sad news of Tata Mandela passing, Lala kamnandi Qhawe lethu!!!”

Akona Ndungane: “Sad day today over the passing of the father of the nation. RIP Tata!!”

J.P. Duminy: “To a man who has changed the mindset of a nation, May we inspire and motivate as u have. You will always be remembered. #RIPNelsonMandela”

Alviro Petersen: “We mourn the loss of an icon. RIP #NelsonMandela Thank you for all the inspiration. His life might have ended, but his legacy will live on!”

Penny Heyns: “So sad — we have lost one of the world’s greatest and most humble men! Was an honour to know him. RIP Beloved Madiba!”

Marsha Marescia: “The saddest day. Losing THE greatest South African to have walked this earth! Madiba, the lessons you taught the world will never be forgotten.”

David Miller: “Thank you, Tata Mandela, for all you have done for our country. You will live on in our hearts forever. #rainbownation #legend #leader”

Roland Schoeman: “RIP Madiba, you were a beacon of hope. May your dreams and ideals live in everyone that comes after you.”

Gary Player: “Condolences to all on the passing of our beloved Father of the South African Nation, Nelson Mandela. Madiba we loved you. Rest in Peace.”

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