The game of rugby union is rich in history, and there are many players who have risen to the highest echelons of the sport. We want to remind the rugby community about the greats they remember, and help them find those who remain obscure.
The first player to reach 50 caps, as well as earning himself the nickname 'Monsieur Rugby', Jean Prat is arguably one of the greatest players of all time. His arrival onto the international scene was a large part of France's rise from a second rate side to one of the commanding nations on the international stage in the 1950s.
Today, there is an ongoing debate over national eligibility, with foreign players seemingly choosing their nationality by the country that adopts them. However, the story is not a new one; this story is about a Russian Prince that gave everything for England.