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Snapshot: Dan Carter meets 13-year-old YouTube star George Morgan

The All Blacks out-half spotted Morgan earlier this year after the Irish youngster uploaded a skills video to YouTube.


INPHO/Morgan Treacy

YOUNG RUGBY STAR George Morgan thought all his dreams had come true when Dan Carter tipped him for greatness.

Today it got even better. Morgan, 13, had his own personal meet and greet with the legendary All Blacks out-half.

The two chatted at Castleknock Hotel and Country Club where Carter and his team-mates are staying ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.


INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The Terenure College youngster first made headlines in April when he put together this skills video with the cheeky title ”Hey All Blacks check this out.”

YouTube Credit: TheGolfingmadman

The clip, which now has more than 220,000 views on YouTube, was spotted by Carter who shared it with hundreds of thousands of his followers on Twitter.

Carter tweeted: “Just got sent this. Future AB??? Actually he is Irish so he might be wearing the Green Jersey one day #FutureStar”

He also sent Morgan this special video message and said: “Hopefully I get to meet you one day.”

YouTube Credit: TCRFC1

Carter, who won his 100th cap for the All Blacks last weekend, will miss Sunday’s game through injury.

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