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.
Joost van der Westhuizen (born 20 February 1971) is a South African former rugby union player who played as a scrum-half for the national team. He played in the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. His honours include the Currie Cup twice (1998 2002), a Tri-Nations title (1998) and the World Cup (1995). In July 2004 he joined Supersport as a commentator. His contract with the channel was later terminated.
This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://www.sarugby.com/images/newspicsbig/Joost%20van%20der%20Westhuizen.jpg