Top 20 Rugby Player celebrities in South Africa

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Rugby Player celebrities [Updated November 27, 2022].

1. Heinrich Brussow

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Heinrich Brussow was born on July 21, 1986 in South Africa.
He was voted as the best open-side flanker in the Super 14 and the Currie Cup in 2008.

2. Damian De Allende

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Damian De Allende was born on November 25, 1991 in Cape Town, South Africa.
He received a controversial red card against New Zealand in October 2017 that was later condemned by SANZAAR.

3. Jean de Villiers

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Jean de Villiers was born on February 24, 1981 in South Africa.
He won the World Cup with South Africa in 2007 despite tearing his biceps.

4. Danie Rossouw

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Danie Rossouw was born on June 5, 1978 in South Africa.
He made 63 appearances in international competition with South Africa, helping them win the World Cup in 2007.

5. Bismarck du Plessis

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Bismarck du Plessis was born on May 22, 1984 in South Africa.
He became part of South Africa's national rugby team in 2007.

6. Morne Steyn

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Morne Steyn was born on July 11, 1984 in Cape Town, South Africa.
He set numerous records, including most points in a test by a South African, most points in a Tri Nations match, and fastest Springbok to 400 points.

7. Wynand Olivier

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Wynand Olivier was born on June 11, 1983 in South Africa.
He was inducted into the University of Pretoria Sport Hall of Fame in 2008.

8. Elton Jantjies

Elton Jantjies was born on August 1, 1990 in South Africa.
He successfully converted every goal in the 2011 Currie Cup final and earned the Man of the Match Award.

9. Craig Johnston

Craig Johnston was born on June 25, 1960 in South Africa.
After retiring from playing he designed a popular line of rugby shoes for Adidas.

10. JP Pietersen

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JP Pietersen was born on July 12, 1986 in South Africa.
He was the top try-scorer in Super 14 play in 2007.

11. Jacques Potgieter

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Jacques Potgieter was born on April 24, 1986 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
In 2015, he was fined $20,000 for his use of a homophobic slur in reference to another player. 

12. Handre Pollard

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Handre Pollard was born on March 11, 1994 in South Africa.
He was nominated for the 2014 Player of the Year award for his performance for South Africa's Under-20 team at the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.

13. Francois Steyn

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Francois Steyn was born on May 14, 1987 in South Africa.
He became known for his ability to kick the ball long distances.

14. Francois Hougaard

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Francois Hougaard was born on April 6, 1988 in South Africa.
After winning the Currie Cup in 2009, he won the Super Rugby title in 2010.

15. Eben Etzebeth

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Eben Etzebeth was born on October 29, 1991 in Cape Town, South Africa.
He was awarded Man of the Match while playing for Western Province in the semi-final of the 2012 Currie Cup.

16. Duane Vermeulen

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Duane Vermeulen was born on July 3, 1986 in South Africa.
He was chosen to play in the Rugby Championship after just nine games of Super Rugby play.

17. Demetri Catrakilis

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Demetri Catrakilis was born on July 6, 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In the first weeks of the 2011 Currie Cup Premier Division he became the starting fly-half, scoring 22 points for Western Province on his way to becoming one of the team's top players.

18. Cecil Afrika

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Cecil Afrika was born on March 3, 1988 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
In 2011 he was the IRB International Sevens Player of the Year.

19. Lwazi Mvovo

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Lwazi Mvovo was born on June 3, 1986 in South Africa.
He was the second-best try-scorer in the 2010 Currie Cup.

20. Patrick Lambie

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Patrick Lambie was born on October 17, 1990 in Durban, South Africa.
He won the SARU Young Player of the Year award in 2011.