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Carter rose to fame in 2002 with Can­ter­bury, and then the Cru­saders in the 2003 Su­per Rugby com­pe­ti­tion. He made his in­ter­na­tional de­but in the same sea­son, scor­ing 20 points against Wales, in­clud­ing his first try. He went on to ap­pear in 4 Rugby World Cups, tak­ing top hon­ours in the 2011 and 2015 edi­tions.

Known for his of­ten flaw­less kick­ing, both out of hand and from the tee, New Zealand have won nearly 90% of matches that Carter has played in. Dur­ing his 112 caps, they lost only 12 times! De­spite not scor­ing

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Carter has scored 1598 points in in­ter­na­tional rugby, more than any other player - he is 352 points ahead of Jonny Wilkin­son in second place; and cur­rently 900 points ahead of Leigh Half­penny, the clos­est ac­tive player (ranked 19th) on the list

His record tally came from 29 tries, 293 con­ver­sions, 281 penal­ties and 8 drop-goals

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