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Incredible moment man carries his former rugby teammate over the finish line at Leeds marathon

Former rugby player Kevin Sinfield was captured carrying his friend over the finish line for the Leeds Marathon.

The defence coach for the England national team was spotted carrying former teammate Rob Burrow after pushing him for the 26.2-mile (42.1 km) marathon in a specially adapted wheelchair.

However, once the two were within steps of the finish line, Sinfield lifted Burrow and carried him over to complete the race as the crowd cheered on.

Many reacted to the heartfelt moment, as one fan wrote: “This is beautiful, so much love, brothers in arms.”

Another said: “Such an inspirational man! Two of my favourite players growing up. Surely he gets a knighthood at some point?!”

needs a friend like Kevin Sinfield. What an absolute hero! Doing Leeds proud.”

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