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Johnson overwhelmed by waterboy offers

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 19/04/2016

Shaun Johnson at training. © Instagram/shaun_johnson90 Shaun Johnson at training. League superstar Shaun Johnson probably didn't realise how many job offers he would get when he offered his services to be a waterboy on his day off.

The Warriors don't play the Storm until Monday night and this week Johnson took to his Facebook page offering to run water for an Auckland grade team on Saturday.

By Tuesday he had more than 1500 responses, mainly from junior-age grade teams, wanting him to run for their team.

Is there anyone out there willing to have me come out and run the Water for your footy team this Saturday? I've got the...

Posted by Shaun Johnson onĀ Monday, 18 April 2016

He later said he didn't expect there to be so many keen to have him.

"This water boy's getting excited."

He will choose a winner on Thursday.

Johnson, 25, will soon also been seen on evening television, recently recording a guest appearance on the local soap opera Shortland Street.

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