Alun Wyn Jones facts: The Welshman has completed a remarkable recovery from a dislocated shoulder to lead the Lions in the first test.
Since making his debut in 2006, he has won three Grand Slams, a further two Six Nations titles, and is on his fourth Lions Tour.
Here are five Alun Wyn Jones facts you might not have known about Lions skipper…
Alun Wyn Jones facts
#1. Lions history
He is the first player in the professional era to have played in nine consecutive Tests for the Lions having been involved in all three series.
With 157 caps to his name, of which 148 have come for Wales and nine for the Lions, he is also the most capped player in the history of international rugby.