This Friday, Clint Eastwood's portrayal of Nelson Mandela's real-life attempt to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup in order to unite the people of South Africa in the wake of apartheid. Invictus stars Morgan Freeman as Mandela and Matt Damon as Rugby Captain Francois Pienaar, the man with whom Mandela tasks to lead the South African team to victory.
I thank whatever gods may be / For my unconquerable soul. / I am the master of my fate / I am the captain of my soul.Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela: How long before the World Cup?
Jim Fleming: Don't get your hopes up. We're a damn disgrace!
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