The 32-year-old former England second-row signed off his skilled profession at Twickenham on Sunday by serving to the Barbarians to a document win over Eddie Jones’ facet, beating their hosts 52-21 regardless of a first-half red card for Australian Will Skelton.
He put in a efficiency to be pleased with, even having the audacity to back-heel over a conversion earlier than returning to hit his third after the eighth strive was scored as his team-mates surrounded slow-clapped his kick.
Whereas conducting his compulsory post-match TV interview with Amazon Prime Video, Kruis politely knowledgeable the media workforce that he want to go and have a good time together with his Baa-baas team-mates having answered a number of questions.
“That is what Baa-baas is about, spending a little bit of time with a distinct tradition and completely different folks and we received an excellent end result ultimately. I am very grateful to be part of it.”
Requested concerning the back-heel conversion particularly, Kruis acknowledged the query earlier than replying: “I’ll be actually impolite and I would like to have a good time with the workforce if that is alright.”
The Amazon pitchside workforce then swiftly gave him a bottle of Champagne to mark his man of the match award, earlier than congratulating him on a beautiful profession.