Happy 48th Birthday! Referee Nigel Owens best moments

4. Refereeing the World Cup final


CARDIFF, WALES – OCTOBER 17: Referee Nigel Owens signals during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt Lewis – World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)


5. The cheeky two-fingered salute

He asked for a wave and got a cheeky two-fingered salute from the world’s greatest rugby referee. Owens later sent the young man his signed referee jersey.

6. ‘This is not soccer’