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Manu Tuilagi facts: 10 things you didn’t know about the England star

Here are 10 interesting Manu Tuilagi facts you might not know about the popular England and Sale Sharks centre.

Manu Tuilagi facts:

1. Full name

Etuale Manusamoa ‘Manu’ Tuilagi is named after the Samoa national rugby team

2. Siblings

He is the younger brother of Freddie, Henry, Alesana, Anitelea and Sanele Vavae Tuilagi, all of whom are Samoan internationals and also played for Leicester. He has another sibling, Julie, who is fa’afafine (people who identify as having a third gender in Samoa.

3. Deportation?

In June 2010, Tuilagi faced possible deportation from the UK after it became known that he had entered the country on a holiday visa six years earlier and had stayed on illegally. After an appeal, he was later granted indefinite leave to remain

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