3. Bakkies Botha (South Africa)
Bakkies Botha made his World Cup debut in 2003, scoring three tries for South Africa.
His second Rugby World Cup appearance followed in 2007 where he played a pivotal role in the Springboks’ charge to the sport’s biggest prize.
“Someone incredibly fierce but very very down to earth” and “at times he’s exactly what a team needs,” according to Wilkinson.