It's the whale that Jonah (Lomu) was supposed to meet. Or Michael Cheika should have added to the Wallabies squad for the World Cup.

A beluga near the South Pole delighted a group of South African rugby fans passing through recently by playing fetch with them.

In a video posted on Facebook, one of the fans threw a 2019 Rugby World Cup ball in the whale's direction and, to their surprise, the whale swam to it and brought it back to the boaters.

Beluga Whale celebrating the Springboks victory somewhere close to the South Pole ! Spot the Cape Town build Gemini Craft and the South African accents ! 🇿🇦 🇿🇦 🇿🇦

Posted by Alon Kowen on Wednesday, 6 November 2019

The whale retrieved the ball more than once.

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"Beluga Whale celebrating the Springboks victory somewhere close to the South Pole!" Alon Kowen wrote on the post.