Our Madiba! In South Africa, Nelson Mandela is often known as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name.

Our Madiba! In South Africa, Nelson Mandela is often known as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name.

Eben Etzebeth, Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira & Bismarck du Plessis for The Springboks

Eben Etzebeth, Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira & Bismarck du Plessis for The Springboks

Eben Etzebeth, with the ball, during the 3rd Castle Lager Incoming Tour test match between South Africa and England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa last year June. Picture: FILE (793×1024)

Eben Etzebeth, with the ball, during the 3rd Castle Lager Incoming Tour test match between South Africa and England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa last year June. Picture: FILE (793×1024)

Victor Matfield in Tri Nations - South Africa v New Zealand

Victor Matfield in Tri Nations - South Africa v New Zealand

Victor Madfield of the Springboks takes the ball in the lineout during the Tri Nations Test match between the South African Springboks and the New Zealand All Blacks at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on August 2011 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://images.smh.com.au/2011/05/14/2362555/art_joost_van_der_westhuizen-420x0.jpg

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://images.smh.com.au/2011/05/14/2362555/art_joost_van_der_westhuizen-420x0.jpg

Sam Cane of New Zealand (top) and Francois Louw of South Africa (C) compete for the ball during the Rugby Championship Test rugby union match between the New Zealand All Blacks and South Africa Springboks at Eden Park

Sam Cane of New Zealand (top) and Francois Louw of South Africa (C) compete for the ball during the Rugby Championship Test rugby union match between the New Zealand All Blacks and South Africa Springboks at Eden Park

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