Joost van der Westhuizen
 


 

Age: 45



Summary:
South African rugby player who won the 1995 World Cup with South Africa as newly elected president Nelson Mandela looked on and whose 15-12 victory helped to rally South Africans of all colors behind a nation emerging from apartheid.




Cause of Death: Motor neuron disease



Born: February 20, 1971


 
Died: February 6, 2017



Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa