Marius Visser (born 24 April 1982 in Walvis Bay) is a rugby union player for Namibia and the heaviest player at the 2007 Rugby World Cup at 140 kilograms. While due to play for the Lyon team subsequent to the World Cup, he retired after the discovery of irreversible spinal problems.[1]

Marius Visser
Date of birth (1982-04-24) April 24, 1982 (age 37)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight286 lb (130 kg; 20.4 st)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–2011  Namibia 18 (5)

In 2009, he returned to the Namibian national team, apparently able to continue playing after earlier worries that injury ended his career.


  1. ^ World Cup prop's career ended

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