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11 pictures that sum up the world's greatest No 11

2015-11-18 09:46

Cape Town - 11 pictures that best sum up the legend that was Jonah Tali Lomu.

Lomu passed away on Wednesday at the age of 40. RIP.

Thumbs up, Jonah. Thanks for the memories (Getty Images)

120kg, 6-foot-5 - and full of muscle! (Getty Images)

Larger than life (Getty Images)

The day England's Mike Catt would like to forget! Lomu scores in the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final at Newlands (Getty Images)

Springbok No 9 Joost van der Westhuizen famously brings down Lomu in the 1995 Rugby World Cup final (Gallo Images)

Joost van der Westhuizen, helped by Franco Smith, tackles Lomu in the Tri-Nations in 1999. New Zealand won 34-18... (Gallo Images)

Flags flew at half mast at New Zealand Rugby HQ today (Getty Images)

Well-wishers sign a condolence book (Getty Images)

Jonah Lomu: All Black No 941 (Getty Images)

Face a giant of the game. RIP Jonah Lomu. Gone too soon... (Getty Images)

A sight many rugby player saw of the All Blacks legend - his back! (Getty Images)

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