From All Blacks to black bags for Liam Messam
Binman Messam keeps busy over ChristmasAARON GOILE
So this is what Liam Messam gets up to in his time away from rugby.
After a hectic season with the All Blacks, the loose forward doesn't arrive back at Chiefs training until next month, but in the meantime has found himself running the streets of Hamilton and picking up neighbourhood rubbish bags.
The 29-year-old and his younger brother came off the bench to take to the Waste Management truck on Boxing Day after former teammate Keith Lowen went down with injury.
Messam posted this on his Twitter account:
When the big boss aka Sumo goes down,who u gonna call, Team Messam lol. Me and the lil bro earning our Xmas dinner pic.twitter.com/DK6LUrw1EU
— Liam Messam (@LiamMessam) December 26, 2013
Lowen was cut by a piece of glass, leaving the one-test All Black with a nasty, deep gash on his leg.
— Liam Messam (@LiamMessam) December 25, 2013
While helping to keep the city looking beautiful, the work is also good fitness training for Messam as he would be lifting between 12 and 15 tonnes a day.
As if that's not enough to keep in shape, Messam writes he's also doing Crossfit.
— Liam Messam (@LiamMessam) December 23, 2013
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