World News – GB – Zebo explains the origins of Finn Russell’s Racing 92 nickname


Racing 92 full-back Simon Zebo revealed the origins of Finn Russell’s’ white chocolate’ nickname at the Parisian club

Followers of Zebo’s social media accounts will see that he often calls the mercurial Scottish international and Racing 92 star a ‘white chocolate’, a nickname that has not been publicly explained to date

Now, in an interview with Midi Olympique, former Munster and Ireland full-back Zebo has clarified the origin of the name

« I call him ‘white chocolate’ because it reminds me of former NBA player Jason Williams (Miami Heat), who American fans called that

« Williams looks like Finn: on the pitch he had incredible individual technique and made crazy shots, blind passes, between the legs… And like Finn, ‘White Chocolate’ always played with a smile », said Zebo

NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN !!! Here for the #OvertimeTakeover presented by @converse !! Looking forward to lace up tonight and circle with everyone @overtime is coming !! The game is at the Greenpoint Terminal warehouse at 8 p.m. !! # extension #conversehoops picTwittercom / tHTLqD6lw0

Russell and Zebo forged a certain friendship at Racing 92.The two are known for their flair on the pitch and immediately complimented each other on the pitch It’s a relationship that also blossomed off the pitch, with the two former PRO14 players in similar boats since leaving Glasgow Warriors and Munster for the French high flight

Both have been named to the squad that will face the Saracens in Paris this afternoon

The? &? It front of? @Saracens in @ChampionsCup_FR at @ParisLaDefArena! # R92vSAR #RacingFamily picTwittercom / vahiyMvfc2

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