Rugby scandal, cheating on wife with National Dietitian: Both were fired

World champion Elton Gantzis has been shamefully expelled from the South African rugby team over a secret affair with a dietician: unmistakable sounds coming from their room.

It’s a scandal in rugby in South Africa after the first half of the world champions Elton Gantzis e Nutritionist at Springboks Zeinat Simci They were sent home from Argentina, where the team was days before the match that last night saw South Africa beat the hosts 36-20. According to media reports, The reason for the two’s expulsion will be their secret affair.

The South African Football Association issued a statement earlier this week confirming that something had happened that made this ruling necessary:Springboks management is aware of reports about the opening of half of Elton Jantjies and nutritionist Zeenat Simjee. No team protocol has been violated, but people are returning to South Africa to deal with these personal relationships and eliminate any distraction from the team’s preparations for the Argentina test. No further comments will be released at this time“.

Elton Jantjies in August after the match against Australia: he was still fashionable

Elton Jantjies in August after the match against Australia: he was still fashionable

The story that has now exploded dates back to the test match against New Zealand that was played in South Africa at the beginning of August. Elton Gantzis, married with three children, and Zeenat Simjee booked a different accommodation from the team hotel and all night long unmistakable sounds were coming from their room causing discomfort and embarrassment to those who heard them. The player – apparently not distinguished by the distance from the house – also sent flowers to the woman, with a note in which he confessed his love for her.

Zeenat Simji, Nutritionist for the South African rugby team

Zeenat Simji, Nutritionist for the South African rugby team

The consequences are also likely to be dire in the private life of 32-year-old Jantjies, given that his wife Eva he said that”You may not be emotionally involved“Con Elton”.I sacrificed many things for him, including my career and my dreams – Added vent to all his disappointment – Did the union say that no protocol was violated? This is very worrying for all the Springboks wives, as none of us were aware that this behavior actually doesn’t break any rules and was taken lightly…Environment“.

Elton Jantjies with his wife Iva

Elton Jantjies with his wife Iva

Then the player broke the silence, Apology but deny the relationship: “I unreservedly apologize to anyone I have injured or disappointed, my teammates, the Springboks management team and SA Rugby. As a Springboks rugby player, I am a public figure, role model and champion for many South Africans, and I am expected to uphold a high standard of moral values. It was always my intention to make myself, my family and my fans proud, not only through my performance on the field, but also through my behavior in public.“.

He added that he disappointed him, his family and the country’s rugby fans, and expressed deep regret for his actions:I’m not proud of my Springbok shirt, the shirt I’ve respected since I was a kidFinally, he denied that the nutritionist was his mistress:I don’t want to say much about this article except that it contains a lot of lies and half-truths. Springboks Dietitian Zeenat Simjee is a good friend and nothing more. It is a shame that his good name is now being dragged into the mud. Now I’m going to focus on getting my life and career back on track and I want to do it in private, so this will be my only statement on the matter.“.