Who is the small South African rugby player with blonde hair? Faf de Klerk is a famous rugby player in South Africa. When South African rugby team players are mentioned, his name pops up. He is best known for his energetic and innovative moves on the field. It is extremely easy to spot him on the field because he wears long blonde hair. Fans love him because he gives his best in each game. His tenacity and fierceness on the field are two of his most admired attributes. Where was Faf de Klerk born? Faf was born in Nelspruit, South Africa. What is FAF de Klerk real name? At birth, his parents named him François de Klerk. The rugby player was born on the 19th of October 1991. His Zodiac sign, therefore, is Libra. How old is FAF de Klerk? He is 27 years old. Many people often call him Faf de Klerk Giant Slayer because of his playing skills Little is known about Faf’s family background. It is apparent that he showed interest in rugby at a tender age. He went to school in Pretoria where he was an active member of the rugby team. He attended Laerskool Bergland, where his interest and passion were nurtured. His peers, teachers, and coaches knew him for his fearlessness and persistence. At Laerskool Bergland, he shone in the scrumhalf position. In high school, Faf’s love for rugby grew bigger. With the assistance of amazing coaches, he developed his trademark demeanour of tenacity. He often outdid his peers, and the coaches switched him between the scrumhalf and flyhalf positions severally. He was mostly known as No. 10 in high school. Being No. 10 strengthened his kicking ability and confidence. To date, he uses the skill to control the game even when he is in the scrumhalf position. Today, Faf de Klerk’s height is 1.72 metres (172 centimetres/ 5 feet 7.5 inches). He weighs around 88 kilogrammes (195 lbs.) He has long blonde hair that makes him conspicuous in the field.