Jacobus Francois Pienaar: (born 2 January 1967) is a South African former rugby union player. He played flanker for South Africa (the Springboks) from 1993 until 1996, winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain. He is best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Reason: South Africa is now the only country in the world to have hosted the Soccer, Cricket and Rugby World Cup! Photo: The Springboks, winners of the Rugby World Cup 1995 in South Africa. This event inspired the movie, Invictus, in which Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman played the leads.
Schalk Burger of South Africa hugs Fourie Du Preez of South Africa as the match ends and SDouth Africa win during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between South Africa and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 17, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.