Prince William Pays Touching Tribute to Rugby League Star Rob Burrow

Prince William has paid a heartfelt tribute to former rugby league star Rob Burrow, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 41 after a prolonged battle with motor neurone disease.

On X (formerly Twitter), the Prince of Wales tweeted: “A legend of Rugby League, Rob Burrow had a huge heart. He taught us, ‘in a world full of adversity, we must dare to dream.’ Catherine and I send our love to Lindsey, Jackson, Maya, and Macy. W.”

Prince William honors former rugby league star Rob Burrow
According to AFP, Burrow had a legendary career with the Leeds Rhinos, winning eight Super League titles, three World Club Challenges, and two Challenge Cups.After retiring in 2017, Burrow was diagnosed with motor neurone disease two years later.

Burrow, along with former teammate Kevin Sinfield, raised over £15 million ($19 million) to help build a new care center for motor neurone disease patients.By January 2021, Burrow had lost the use of his hands and arms and began using a wheelchair as his legs grew weak.

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