Cape Town - South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa was among the first to congratulate the Springboks on winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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The Springboks demolished England 32-12 in the tournament's final in Yokohama on Saturday.

Much like former Presidents Nelson Mandela did in 1995 and Thabo Mbeki in 2007, Ramaphosa helped skipper Siya Kolisi lift the Webb Ellis Cup in celebration.

Ramaphosa took to Twitter to express his joy at the result.