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Fan takes Tokyo's Australia-Wales clash by storm with painted-on Wallabies jersey

Japan, Tokyo
September 29, 2019 at 14:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Japanese rugby fan from Osaka, Hiroshi Moriyama (also known as Bak-San), was spotted wearing a painted-on Australia team jersey at the Australia-Wales match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, in Tokyo on Sunday.

Footage shows Bak-San strolling through the streets clad in the painted-on Australia team jersey and posing for photos with other rugby enthusiasts outside the stadium.

"I want people to enjoy [rugby] in different ways not only [by] watching rugby but also [by] enjoying [the] atmosphere in the rugby stadium. So I think it's changing now," said Bak-san.

The Japanese rugby fan has vowed to paint 20 different rugby team jerseys onto his body throughout the tournament. He has been seen wearing painted-on kits of such teams as Japan, Argentina, Namibia, Wales, Samoa and Uruguay.

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A Japanese rugby fan from Osaka, Hiroshi Moriyama (also known as Bak-San), was spotted wearing a painted-on Australia team jersey at the Australia-Wales match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, in Tokyo on Sunday.

Footage shows Bak-San strolling through the streets clad in the painted-on Australia team jersey and posing for photos with other rugby enthusiasts outside the stadium.

"I want people to enjoy [rugby] in different ways not only [by] watching rugby but also [by] enjoying [the] atmosphere in the rugby stadium. So I think it's changing now," said Bak-san.

The Japanese rugby fan has vowed to paint 20 different rugby team jerseys onto his body throughout the tournament. He has been seen wearing painted-on kits of such teams as Japan, Argentina, Namibia, Wales, Samoa and Uruguay.

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