Young fan's emotional reaction to James O'Connor's classy gesture says it all 5 years ago

Young fan's emotional reaction to James O'Connor's classy gesture says it all

Former Wallabies star James O'Connor isn't really the poster boy for world rugby at the moment.

Earlier this year O'Connor was arrested for using cocaine in a Paris drug-bust in which former All Black Ali Williams was also charged with purchasing the drug.

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O'Connor may have escaped a fine from the French Top 14 disciplinary committee and returned to playing with Toulon, but his public image in his homeland isn't in great shape following the controversy. The likelihood of him going back to Australian rugby is slim, but in the South of France, he still has some adoring fans.

Following his side's win over Pau on Saturday, O'Connor repaid one of these loyal supporters with a lovely gift. He presented the young fan with his boots from the game, to which the child reacted with a mixture of shock and joy.

Check out the touching moment in the video embedded below.

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