Bulldogs star Matt Burton launches one of his signature bombs as he takes the time to help the boy celebrate his ninth birthday – and the kid can do it better than most NRL players!
- NRL star Matt Burton was happy to help a footy fan celebrate his ninth birthday
- The Cast Patrol Twitter page shared a clip of Burton launching one of his bombs
- Much to the delight of the 2021 premiership winner, footy fan caught a whirling ball
- Burton is also beefing up to be part of Mal Meninga’s Kangaroos squad for the World Cup
Bulldogs five-eighth Matt Burton has ensured that an avid footy fan will not soon forget his ninth birthday.
In a clip shared on Twitter by The Cast Patrol, the 22-year-old can be seen setting up a signature sky-high bomb with some eager youths.
Burton didn’t hide his joy when one of the kids caught his left foot torpedo completely with ease.
Bulldogs five-eighth Matt Burton has ensured that an avid footy fan won’t soon forget his ninth birthday
In a clip shared on Twitter by The Cast Patrol, the 22-year-old can be seen hanging a signature sky-high bomb (pictured) on a pair of eager youths
And more good news for the 2021 premiership winner: Burton is expected to be part of coach Mal Meninga’s Kangaroos roster for the World Cup.
Bulldogs supremo Phil Gould revealed that the club has postponed ankle surgery for the off-season so that Burton can travel to the UK.
“He can play in a number of positions. He’s such a player now and I think it would be a great experience for him to leave,” Gould said on Nine’s 100% Footy.
“I know he’s looking forward to it. We actually had him booked in for surgery last week, he had a little problem with his ankle.
“But we’re happy to suspend that.”
Burton was delighted to see one of the kids catch his left foot torpedo on the sand with ease
Bulldogs supremo Phil Gould also told viewers on 100% Footy that Burton is getting firmer to be in Mal Meninga’s World Cup squad in the UK
Burton was crowned the Bulldogs’ Player of the Year last week and is being tipped to join the likes of Ben Hunt, teammate Josh Addo-Carr, Cameron Munster, Harry Grant, Jake Trbojevic and Daly Cherry-Evans in the Kangaroos. plow.
Young cock gunner Joseph Suaalii is also expected to be on Meninga’s team sheet, with James Tedesco the likely captain.
Australia will face Papua New Guinea in the Prime Minister’s XIII match in Brisbane on September 25, before traveling to England for the World Cup and starting their campaign against Fiji on October 15.