Welsh wonderkid Louis Rees-Zammit has obtained a private message from arguably the best to ever play the sport of rugby.
All Blacks legend Dan Carter has reached out to congratulate the 20-year-old on a exceptional season, throughout which he made his Wales debut, received the Six Nations and toured with the British and Irish Lions.
He scored 5 tries in eight begins for Wales, together with essential efforts towards Eire and Scotland to maintain Wales’ Six Nations problem on observe.
On the Lions tour, he chalked up three tries in 4 matches, capping what was a exceptional season.
And Carter, who’s the main factors scorer of all-time, amassing 1,598 in his 112 New Zealand caps, despatched the younger Welshman a handwritten message.
It learn: “To Louis, What a magical season! Work conquers all. Benefit from the boots!”
Accompanying the notice was a pair of Carter’s restricted version Adidas Predator boots. Earlier this yr, the Kiwi unveiled his newest undertaking with the producer; a customized pair of gold boots.
They boast the New Zealand rugby emblem, Carter’s signature, his cap quantity, variety of appearances and factors scored.
The boots have been worn in matches by the likes if Beauden Barrett and Aaron Smith, however are so restricted that they don’t seem to be on sale to most people.
Posting about them on social media again in July, Carter stated: “Could not be happier to share with you my new Predator boots in collaboration with Adidas and love the completed product.
“That is one in all my favorite tasks that I’ve achieved with Adidas and positively essentially the most private because it was a celebration of my profession.
“The gold is a tribute to the boots I wore throughout my one hundredth Check.”
Posting an image of the boots, Rees-Zammit stated: “Thanks Dan Carter, a lot appreciated.”
Rees-Zammit is now again within the UK and his subsequent port of name can be to punch in with membership facet Gloucester to start pre-season preparations.