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Lawrence Dallaglio: 10 things you didn’t know about the England legend

Being one of the most popular players on the globe is likely to generate an incredible fan-base globally, but we are fairly confident that there are some aspects of Lawrence Dallaglio’s life and career you are not familiar with.

1. Full Name

Better know and Lawrence, his full name is Lorenzo Bruno Nero Dallaglio.

2. Nickname 

As a young lad he boarded at Ampleforth College where he was affectionately known as “Del Boy”.

3. Family tragedy

His sister Francesca, a 19-year-old student ballerina, died in the Marchioness disaster in 1989. It  was a collision between two vessels on the River Thames in London in the early hours, which resulted in the deaths of 51 people.