VIDEO: I heard Jean's jaw break - Schalk Burger

2015-09-28 17:07
Christiaan Kotze

Springbok flanker Schalk Burger recounts the moment Jean de Villiers' career came to an end, as he pays tribute to his 'best mate' from their base in Newcastle on Monday. Watch.

De Villiers was forced to leave the field after a clash of heads against Samoa during their RWC Pool B fixture in Birmingham on Saturday.

Following X-rays which revealed the extent of the injury, De Villiers announced his retirement from international rugby after 109 Tests for the Springboks.

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