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06th Nov 2014

Video: Shane Williams retires from rugby but leaves behind inspirational clip

Record-breaking Welsh star calls time but this Guinness ad will live long

Conan Doherty

Size, power, strength…

“The size of his heart, the power of his ambition, the strength of his character.”

Shane Williams might well have decided to call time on a fantastic career but the Welsh rugby star has left us with this spine-tingling Guinness advert for the rest of our days.

The man they touted as “too small to play rugby” went on to represent Wales for the best part of a century of caps and, in doing so, truly inspired the mind over matter tagline of the ad and indeed his career.

The record-breaking wing today broke the news that he would be retiring for good (and he means it this time) but we’ll still be replaying this video over and over at SportsJOE Towers to inspire us to do something half as notable with our lives.

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