Martin Johnson: 10 things you didn’t know about the legendary England captain

8. Dream dinner guests 

“I’m setting the table for five. Napoleon and Wellington. That would be interesting. They only fought each other once and a lot of people say it was a score draw – it certainly wasn’t. I’d have Julius Caesar in there as well. Leonardo da Vinci. And Eddy Merckx, one of my sporting heroes.

9. Favourite Food

The legend loves biscuits, especially ginger nuts at first dibble.

10. Testimonial 

Johnson’s testimonial match and farewell to competitive rugby, held at Twickenham on 4 June 2005, was one of the biggest rugby events of the year. It was historic in another way as the match marked the return of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu after a recent kidney transplant. Johnson’s XV defeated Lomu’s 33–29

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