AB de Villiers is a hockey, football, rugby, tennis and badminton champ!

This could come as a revelation to many, who simply know AB de Villiers as South Africa's star batsman and of course now Royal Challengers Bangalore's big-hitter in IPL-7.

Super sportsman! AB de Villiers
Super sportsman! AB de Villiers 

De Villiers, who has been shortlisted by Cricket South Africa for the 2013 South African Cricketer of the Year award, is a man of numerous sporting talents.

Here's a list of sports AB has excelled in soon after her joined Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, a premier sporting institute in South Africa, at the age of 13.

> He was shortlisted for South Africa's junior national hockey team.

> He made it to the shortlist of South Africa's junior national football team.

> He was captain of South Africa's junior national rugby team.

> He holds six South African school swimming records.

> He holds the record in the 100m dash in South Africa's junior athletics.

> He was a member of South Africa's junior Davis Cup tennis team.

> He was South Africa's U-19 national badminton champion.

> Has a golf handicap of scratch or zero, which means he is a player whose average score for a round of golf is par or better.

> He is a recipient of the prestigious national medal from the Late Nelson Mandela for a science project.

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  • Avesh Khokar17-Jun-2015

    De Villiers de Villiers Villiers He is my favorite batsman in the world

  • JORDAN11-Aug-2015

    0ab is the best at every sport you can think of you beast

  • Dhananjaya14-Aug-2015

    How can someone be so versatile. ABD is a gift to S.A by God. He is my idol.

  • Pasupathi26-Oct-2015

    AB De Villiers is multi talent sports player and god gift of south african country

  • Lewis hamilton16-Oct-2015

    i think that ab is the most valuable cricketer on the planet not only to south africa but also to the whole world

  • avinash rana12-Mar-2015

    Outstanding performance in every game. He is superb player ever seen.

  • Bhushan patil30-Apr-2015

    AB is my favourite player and icon

  • amit patel09-May-2015

    Super best man in thee world

  • pranav14-Feb-2015

    Ab de Villiers is a marvellous sporting talent and is an inspiration for all youngsters.

  • Harishankar Verma28-Jan-2015

    ab de villiers is most fabulous cricket person in the world...

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