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Sir Wayne Buck Shelford

Wayne "Buck" Shelford is a former rugby union player from New Zealand, born on January 13, 1957. He is widely regarded as one of the most iconic All Blacks players of all time, having played for the national team between 1986 and 1990, during which he served as the team's captain.

Shelford's career was marked by his toughness and resilience on the field, as well as his leadership skills. He is perhaps best known for the "Battle of Nantes" match in 1986, during which he suffered a horrific injury that left him with a torn scrotum. Despite this, he continued to play on and led the team to a famous victory.

After retiring from rugby, Shelford became involved in coaching and served as the coach for a number of teams, including the North Harbour Rugby Union and the Romanian national team. He has also worked as a motivational speaker, using his experiences as a player and coach to inspire and motivate others.

Today, he remains an important figure in the world of rugby, and his legacy as one of the greatest players in All Blacks history will forever inspire a new generation of players and fans alike.

Now, Shelford continues to aim to use his experiences as a player and coach to inspire and motivate even more people and audiences with Essential Talent.