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.
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1995: The Rugby World Cup was first major sporting event to take place in South Africa after apartheid. Mandela presented winning trophy to Francois Pienaar, South African rugby captain.
Rugby and Cricket | South African sport | National Teams
Two of the most popular sports in South Africa are Rugby and Cricket. The Springboks and the Proteas - The South African international teams.