Position: Flank (79) No. 8 (7)
Province: Western Province / Suntory Sungoliath (Japan)
Springbok number: 754
Test debut: 24 September, 2003 vs Georgia in Sydney, aged 20
Total tests: 86
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 88
Win ratio: 57-28-1
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year (2004 & 2011); Young SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2003 & 2004); IRB Player of the Year (2004).
Son of former Springbok lock, Schalk Burger Snr. He also holds the record for the most Test tries by a Springbok flanker (14). Springbok captain no. 55 in history.