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Dan Carter didn’t hesitate when naming the toughest opponent of his career

Legendary rugby player Dan Carter didn’t hesitate to name his toughest-ever opponent in a recent interview. 

With a remarkable record as the leading points scorer in international rugby history, boasting a staggering 1,598 points from 112 caps and two Rugby World Cup victories, Carter’s insights carry considerable authority.

Culling from various Q&A sessions he has participated in over the years, including one with the Independent, Carter shared his top six toughest opponents

DID YOU KNOW? In the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final against Australia, Dan Carter kicked four penalties, two conversions and a drop goal, and was named the man of the match.

#6. Thierry Dusautoir (France)

Renowned French rugby player, Thierry Dusautoir, is celebrated for his formidable skills as a flanker and his leadership on the field. Captaining both club and country, he’s earned respect for his tenacity and strategic prowess.

CARTER SAID: “He had some blinding games in big moments — none more so than in the 2007 and 2011 World Cup games against the All Blacks.”

DID YOU KNOW? He broke the record for most tackles in a match, making 38 tackles against the All Blacks in the 2007 World Cup final