Sam Warburton insisted he was just delighted to be a member of a British and Irish Lions squad, let alone the captain, after being unveiled as skipper of the combined side for their tour of Australia.
Sam Warburton (R) is tackled during their Autumn International rugby union match against New Zealand in Wales on November 24, 2012. Warburton, the youngest Welshman to lead the Lions, was the choice of coach Warren Gatland.
The 24-year-old, the youngest Welshman to lead the Lions and only the fourth after Arthur Harding (1908), John Dawes (1971) and Phil Bennett (1977), was the choice of coach Warren Gatland.
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