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5 Astoundingly Amazing Facts About Rugby Legend Richie McCaw

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Rugby legend Richie McCaw has announced his retirement after glittering career. He is considered as one of the most iconic players in the history of Rugby. He now plans to pursue a career as a helicopter pilot. Let’s look at top five amazing facts about this Rugby legend.

 1-He made his Super Rugby debut in 2001 and played 145 times for the team through to 2015.

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Image via telegraph.co.uk

2-He recorded 131 Test wins in those 148 Tests, which is a world record.

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Image via theguardian.com

3-He was named World Rugby Player of the Year for three times in 2006, 2009 and 2010.

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Image via isport.org.nz

4-Under his captaincy, the All Blacks won two World Cups, three Rugby Championships and two Grand Slams.

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Image via 3news.co.nz

5-He retires after playing 148 Tests, the most by any player in Rugby history.

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image via zimbio.com