46 Facts About Sam Burgess

1. Sam Burgess moved to Australia, back in 2010, with his family when he signed four years contract with South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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2. Sam Burgess has represented the national team of the UK in Rugby world cup.

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3. Sam Burgess joined South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2016, signing a four-year contract.

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4. Sam Burgess made his Super League debut against Leeds in 2006 after already being dubbed by Shontayne Hape as "Great Britain's Sonny Bill ".

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5. Sam Burgess was born on 14 December 1988 in Liversedge, Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

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6. Sam Burgess is an English professional rugby league player for South Sydney Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League.

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7. Sam Burgess makes astonishing Twitter rant and hits out at 'selfish' England team-mates over 2015 World Cup.

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8. Sam Burgess rips selfish players and big egos for England's World Cup downfall.

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9. Sam Burgess has previously pointed out that when he was taken off against Wales at Twickenham in England's second pool match—having started alongside Brad Barritt—they were winning.

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10. Sam Burgess has opened up on what contributed to England's downfall at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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11. Sam Burgess lets rip at 'selfish players' who cost England at the 2015 World Cup.

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12. Sam Burgess has insisted that "individual egos and selfish players" were to blame for England's painful World Cup exit in 2015—not him.

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13. Sam Burgess blames 'egos' and 'selfish players' for World Cup failure.

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14. Sam Burgess was part of an England squad that crashed out in the pool stage—the first host nation in Rugby World Cup history to suffersuch a fate.

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15. Sam Burgess was part of an England squad that crashed out in the pool stage—the first host nation in Rugby World Cup.

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16. Sam Burgess says 'selfish' England players cost coaches jobs at 2015 World Cup.

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17. Sam Burgess was part of an England squad that became the first World Cup host nation in history to crash out of the tournament in the pool stage.

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18. Sam Burgess hits back at critics and says 'egos' and 'selfish players' were to blame for England's 2015 World Cup nightmare.

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19. Sam Burgess lays blame over England's 2015 Rugby World Cup failure.

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20. Sam Burgess has defended his performances at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, claiming England crashed out due to "individual egos and selfish players".

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21. Sam Burgess has defended his performances at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, claiming England crashed out due to "individual egos and selfish players".

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22. Sam Burgess was part of an England squad that crashed out in the pool stage—the first host nation in Rugby World Cup history to suffer such a fate.

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23. Sam Burgess was part of an England squad that crashed out in the pool stage—the first host nation in Rugby World Cup history to.

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24. Sam Burgess believes England's 2015 World Cup ambitions were dashed by 'individuals' and 'egos'.

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25. Sam Burgess talks to his teammates after Australia knocked England out of the Rugby World Cup.

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26. Sam Burgess has responded to criticism of his selection at Rugby World Cup 2015 by claiming that "individual egos" and "selfish players" were to blame for England's pool-stage exit at the tournament.

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27. Sam Burgess says 'egos and selfish players' cost England at Rugby World Cup 2015.

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28. Sam Burgess joined Bath from South Sydney Rabbitohs a year before the World Cup, but his selection by coach Stuart Lancaster sparked much debate.

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29. Sam Burgess says individual egos and selfish players cost England at World Cup.

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30. Sam Burgess made the switch from rugby league to rugby union only months before the tournament, as England crashed out of their own World Cup in the pool stages after defeats to Wales and Australia, eventually leading to Lancaster's resignation.

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31. Sam Burgess started England's game against Wales in 2015 and was substituted before Wales' late comeback.

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32. On 21 September 2018, Sam Burgess was cleared by the NRL of any wrongdoing.

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33. On September 5 2018, Sam Burgess signed a four year contract with Souths keeping him at the club until the end of the 2023 season.

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34. On 6 December 2017, it was announced that Sam Burgess had agreed to a contract extension with Souths keeping him at the club until the end of 2019.

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35. Sam Burgess was selected in The England squad for The 2017 rugby league World Cup.

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36. In October 2016, Sam Burgess was named in the 24-man England squad for the 2016 Four Nations tournament.

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37. The great thing about Sam Burgess is he doesn't make mistakes with ball in hand.

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38. Sam Burgess completed the most turnovers of any player in the matches of that round.

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39. Sam Burgess was signed for Bath Rugby in England's top competition on a three-year contract, starting from October 2014.

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40. Sam Burgess continued to represent England at the end of the season in the 2010 Four Nations tournament.

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41. Sam Burgess was given a one-week ban by the NRL Judiciary for a grade one grapple tackle.

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42. Sam Burgess made his Great Britain debut against New Zealand in the 1st test in October 2007, scoring a try.

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43. In 2007 Sam Burgess has established himself as a first team regular.

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44. Sam Burgess made his Super League debut against Leeds in 2006 after already being dubbed by Shontayne Hape as "Great Britain's Sonny Bill".

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45. In late 2014, Sam Burgess switched codes to play rugby union for Bath Rugby.

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46. Sam Burgess won the 2014 NRL Premiership, the club's first in 43 years, and was named winner of the Clive Churchill Medal for man of the match in the 2014 NRL Grand Final.

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