Jesinta Franklin cheers on Buddy as he celebrates his 300th AFL game

Jesinta Franklin cheers on Buddy as he celebrates his 300th AFL game


Sydney Swans star Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin celebrated his 300th AFL game on Saturday  And his wife Jesinta was joined by family and friends to cheer on the footy star as he reached the milestone at the Sydney Cricket Ground  Taking to Instagram, 28-year-old documented the family celebrations as they rallied behind Buddy after a stellar performance   Jesinta recorded the moment Buddy joined the family in a restaurant after the game, where he was met by a standing ovation ‘Thank you to all our closest friends and family for coming from all over the country to celebrate my husband last night,’ she captioned the post  During the game, Jesinta posted a group photo simply captioned ‘Family’ followed by a loveheart and a ‘#buddy300’ hashtag  The Franklin family had a lot to be proud of as Buddy scored four goals to help Sydney beat the St Kilda Saints In the stalls, Jesinta’s mother Valerie Campbell was seen dancing to celebrate Buddy’s goal-scoring rampage   Ahead of the game, Jesinta also posed for a photo with SBS Insight host Jenny Brockie and Seven AFL reporter Sam Lane, who were also backing The Swans After the game, family and friends gathered at a restaurant for a night of celebration before partying on a Sydney rooftop  The AFL star had a 10-game break due to hamstring injuries and his return to the game would have been made even more special by his friends and friends   On Thursday, Buddy told ABC reporters he was fully recovered and raring to go. ‘It’s been a frustrating year, I’ve been waiting for this for 10 games, the two hamstring (injuries) are not ideal, but I finally got my body right, training’s been good, I am moving well and ready to get out there,’ he said  Buddy also revealed he plans on retiring at age 36 with 350 games under his belt ‘I am very confident I still have some good football left in me, I’ve still got three more years – that’ll do me I’ll be 36 by then, so hopefully (I’ll) get to 350 games,’ he said.    

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