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.

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.

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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.

On this day, exactly 18 years ago, South Africa won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

On this day, exactly 18 years ago, South Africa won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Springbok Werner Greeff dumps Doug Howlett off the ball, South Africa v New Zealand, Tri Nations, Kings Park, August 10 2002.

Springbok Werner Greeff dumps Doug Howlett off the ball, South Africa v New Zealand, Tri Nations, Kings Park, August 10 2002.

Pierre Spies during the third test match between South Africa and England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on June 23, 2012 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Pierre Spies Photos Photos: South Africa v England - Third Test

Pierre Spies during the third test match between South Africa and England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on June 23, 2012 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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.

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.

Rugby stamp from South Africa  For more #rugby collectables check out my blog http://r0cky-rugby.blogspot.com

Rugby stamp from South Africa For more #rugby collectables check out my blog http://r0cky-rugby.blogspot.com

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

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