Former Namibian Captain
Rugby World Cup 2007, 2011 & 2015
Saracens Premiership Champs 2011/15
European Cup Champion

The back row earned a reputation as one of the toughest tacklers in world rugby following his arrival midway through the 2009/10 season at Saracens also named Player of the Year in 2010/11. During his time at Saracens he won two Premiership titles in 2011 and 2015. He retired from professional rugby at the end of the 2015/2016 season. He was captain of the Namibia national rugby, and participated in the 2007, 2011 & 2015 Rugby World Cups.

At the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the IRB's Rugby News Service listed Jacques Burger as one of the top 5 players of the tournament. Rugby News Service stated that Burger was "consistently the shining light in his side" and that "even as opposition scores mounted, the 28-year-old continued to tirelessly throw himself into the tackle and threaten turnover ball in the rucks."

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