New Zealander Dan Carter, who has won two World Cups and is the world record rugby top scorer, is a retired professional rugby union player. New Zealander Dan Carter has won three Super Rugby titles with the Crusaders and is the game’s top scorer, winning league titles in Japan and France. A veteran of over 100 Test matches, Dan Carter held the world record for most Test scores and was named IRB Player of the Year twice and New Zealand Player of the Year twice. Dan Carter made 112 appearances for New Zealand, scoring 1,598 points at half-time; that meant he averaged 14.27 points per game, the highest average for a player currently scoring over 500 points.

Dan Carter, a record he shared with former teammate Rich McCaw – made 112 appearances and was instrumental in winning 2015 All Blacks World Cup. Carter is one of only two players to win the Webb Ellis Cup three times, along with former New Zealand teammate Rich McCaw. Carter has been ubiquitous in elite rugby sevens for the past two decades and became a famous black New Zealander between 2003 and 2015. In the 2015 Rugby World Cup final against Australia, Carter scored four penalties, two attempts (with the right shoes) and a goal to give New Zealand the winning moment. The following year, Carter and New Zealand were given additional honours, winning a third consecutive Triple-Nation title, and the All Blacks became the favourites for the Rugby World Cup.

After the semi-finals and quarter-finals in 2003 and 2007, an injury limited Carter to two games as New Zealand won the 2011 RWC at home. Carter had to share the blame for the All Blacks’ worst ever Rugby World Cup performance after the All Blacks crashed in the quarter-finals at the hands of host France. They were two of the most significant international rugby players ever to lace up their shoes, but former All Blacks Dan Carter and Richie McCaw have revealed they couldn’t work full-time after retiring in 2015. Carter was later included in the list.

New Zealand 2003 Rugby World Cup team, where he first caught the attention of a large international rugby audience despite being a player in the later stages of the All Blacks campaign, which ended in a semi-final defeat against Australia. Carter equalled McCaws’ three wins earlier that year after his best performance in the finals but was only nominated five times in the first half. Carter scored 164 more points than any other player in history versus Australia. The most test points he has ever scored are 178 versus England, 163 against France, and 63 against South Africa (255).