#2. Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
Lifting the 2011 World Cup in his backyard was a fitting tribute to one of the greatest ever All Blacks, but he went on to secure true legendary status as he continued for four more years, breaking record after record and uniquely hoisting the Webb Ellis trophy for a second time.
WILKINSON SAID: ““A guy that stood the test of time and has remained at the best, the highest level of the game for that time. Finishing second best was never an option.”
DID YOU KNOW? McCaw led his country to World Cup glory in 2011 and 2015