Footage of This 9-Year-Old Rugby Star is At Once Impressive, Terrifying and Mesmerizing

Australian player Meaalofa Te'o is intimidating and very good at what he does

Australian rugby player Meaalofa Te’o has an uncanny ability to mow down anyone in his path, and people worldwide are noticing.

Footage of many of his tries in rugby games show the nine-year-old plowing through crowds of other youths. He’s a member of the Sunbury United team in Melbourne, the Telegraph reports.

When an interviewer on Australia’s Channel Nine asked him his favorite part of the game, Te’o smiled and said “bumping people off.” He certainly knows his own strengths.

Watch the footage above to see Te’o throw other children thrown to the ground in the name of sport in a Canberra, Australia tournament.

[The Telegraph]

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