1995 Rugby World Cup
Francois Pienaar Discusses His Friendship With Mandela

Francois Pienaar, the South African rugby captain during the 1995 Rugby World Cup, reflects on his team's historic win and how it led to his friendship with Nelson Mandela. Check out his first-person account of the historic moment when Mandela walked onto the rugby field sporting a Springboks jersey to personally hand him the World Cup trophy. Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013.

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