Thursday, February 9, 2012

Dan Carter

Dan Carter is a rugby union player from New Zealand. He currently plays, and since 1999, for the Crusaders, a Super Rugby team based in Christchurch, NZ. Carter is also part of New Zealand All-Blacks national team.

Dan is considered one of rugby's greatest fly-halves. 

Born: March 5, 1982 in Southbridge, Canterbury NZ
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 94 kg

Notable Achievements:
  • Highest points scorer in test match rugby
  • Debuted at the New Zealand All Blacks in June 2003, at age 21
  • highest paid player in New Zealand (together with Ritchie McCaw)
  • Currently scored 1250 test points, the highest ever
  • Made captain of the All Blacks for the 2011 Rugby World Cup (but missed due to injury)

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