WATCH: Tribute to Joost van der Westhuizen who died at age 45

Watch this fan made tribute to the great Joost van der Westhuizen (number 9), the former scrum had had passed away earlier today at age 45 after being rushed to hospital on Saturday. Van der Westhuizen battled with motor neuron disease since he was diagnosed in 2011.

A short tribute film of one of the greatest Scrum-Halves ever to play Rugby Union. I made this film to try and help raise awareness to the destructive degenerative disease ALS-MND. Joost was diagnosed with a form of Motor Neuron Disease in 2010 and since his diagnosis formed the J9 Foundation to help sufferers of MND.

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