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Waisale Serevi: 'King of Sevens'

Updated 12:53 PM ET, Fri December 11, 2015
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Waisale Serevi of Fiji is widely regarded as the finest rugby sevens player of all time. The skill he displayed during a glittering career earned him the nickname "King of Sevens." Andrew Wong/Getty Images/file
His career included two World Cup Sevens triumphs, the highlight of Serevi's career. The first came in 1997, while Serevi was able to celebrate the second, in 2005, with his young son. Andrew Wong/Getty Images/file
Serevi is a Christian and during his playing days he always had the bible reference "Philippians 4:13" written on his strapping. The passage reads: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." David Rogers /Allsport/file
As well as sevens success, Serevi also represented Fiji at three Rugby World Cups -- in 1991, 1999 and 2003. David Rogers /Allsport/file
Serevi's sevens career spanned 17 years and included numerous champagne moments. He tasted victory at the Hong Kong Sevens on seven occasions. Phil Walter/Getty Images/file