Welsh website Wales Online has published its selection of the 50 best rugby players in the world and includes seven All Blacks stars in the final list

Both Aaron Smith and Beauden Barrett were voted in the top 10 this year Smith has had a phenomenal year in both super rugby and internationally, and was voted fifth for his performance. p>

“The All Black Scrum half will feel unhappy that they recently missed the World Rugby Team of the Decade Regardless, their form was superb in 2020”

“No player has been involved in testing since 2016 than Barrett It’s just a joy to see – we often see opportunities where others see risks,” they wrote

A total of seven All Blacks made the list and all ended up in the top half of the rankings

Brodie Retallick was ranked 25th despite taking a sabbatical year to pursue his trade in Japan. Several other kiwi stars including Richie Mo’unga, 15, Dane Coles (14), Ardie Savea (12) and Sam Cane (11), have earned their places on the list

The Fijian star Semi Radradra was named the best rugby player in the world in 2020

“Whether for Bristol Bears or Fiji, he has the ability to wreak havoc for the defense,” they were quoted as saying

“He can take the direct route, punch his way through the middle, or he can take the scenic outside route and put on the afterburners to spin around the opponent before delivering the crucial pass or dump

The French central defender Antoine Dupont (2), South African winger Cheslin Kolbe (3) and English striker Maro Itoje (4) rounded off the top 5

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