Cape Town – South African born Gerhards de Beers has made a step closer to realizing his NFL dream by adding Green Bay Packers magazine.
The 23-year-old plays as an offensive commander and is added to the Packers practice team.
Born and raised in Pretoria, De Beer attended the University of Arizona, where he flourished with the drive of the disc. American football was not part of the original plan, but he fluttered in the sport as soon as he obeyed it.
Prior to that, De Beer won the South African Bronze World Championship 2012 World Athletics Championship.
De Beer, who was studying at Affies, used to be in the Buffalo Bills practice test, but was released before the first half of the intruder.
This year, he is unlikely to play Packers, but rather try to influence the place of study, trying to reach an agreement with the franchise, which will move to 2019.
The most popular South American player who played in American football is Gary Anderson, who played for NFL in more than 20 seasons, since he played from 1982 to 2004.
I AM OFFICIALLY PACKER !! #gopackgo
– Gerhard de Beer (@ debeer67) November 27, 2018
#Packers sign T Gerhard de Beer for the practice team
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– Green Bay Packers (@packers) November 27, 2018