WATCH | The outstanding bit of leadership from Maro Itoje that most viewers missed

What a leader Maro Itoje is developing into. One moment from England’s clash with Ireland that most fans missed was the second-row grabbing hold of Kyle Sinckler out of sight right on half-time to calm him down..

MARO ITOJE FACTS:

1. His Name

His full name is much more of a mouthful. The lock was born Oghenemaro Miles Itoje in Camden, London on 28 October 1994 to Nigerian parents.

2. Other Sports

As a schoolboy, Itoje played several sports including basketball, football, rugby and athletics, representing England at U17 level in shot put.

3. Studies

Maro got a rugby scholarship to London Harrow school when he was 11. He then studied for a Politics degree at the School of Oriental and African Studies in Bloomsbury, London at the same time as starting his rugby career.

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