Two Argentines in the ranking of the 100 best players in the world
Argentine forwards Pablo Matera (69th) and Julián Montoya (72nd) make up the list of the 100 best rugbiers in the world, headed by Frenchman Antoine Dupont, according to a specialized portal.
The site Rugby Pass prepared the roster according to what was done last season and Matera, a New Zealand Crusaders player, and Montoya, who plays for England’s Leicester Tigers, enter the consideration.
“In a year in which Los Pumas struggled to replicate their impressive Tri-Nations feats, such as beating the All Blacks and going undefeated against the Wallabies, captain Julián Montoya was Argentina’s undisputed standout in 2021,” the site said. about the hooker.
For his part, in relation to Matera he pointed out: “Although he has been an exceptional third row for Los Pumas for most of the decade, it was his performances during the 2020 Tri-Nations that really brought him to the fore.”
The best player according to Rugby Pass was France’s Antoine Dupont, followed by Eben Etzebeth (South Africa), Siya Kolisi (South Africa), Tadhg Furlong (Ireland), Michael Hooper (Australia), Ardie Savea (New Zealand), Roman Ntamack (France) , Lukhanyo Am (South Africa), Maro Itoje (England) and Will Jordan (New Zealand). (Telam).
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