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THE outstanding fly-half in world rugby, Carter is the single most important figure in New Zealand’s bid to win the World Cup on home soil.
The All Blacks’ strength in depth means they could cope with losing any other player, even skipper Richie McCaw, but not their fly-half.
Carter is in a league of his own – the world record points scorer with an all-round game that might even be the best ever. Carter’s attacking genius destroyed South Africa in the Tri Nations – and he can tackle too!