Benji Marshall is a professional rugby league footballer with the Wests Tigers of the National Rugby League. A goal-kicking five-eighth, he is the current captain of the New Zealand national team, with whom he won the 2008 World Cup and 2010 Four Nations tournaments. Marshall has spent his whole NRL career to date with the Tigers, winning the 2005 Telstra Premiership with them. He has been noted for his flamboyant attack, including sidesteps, no-look passes and flick-passes. In 2010 won the Golden Boot Award for the World's best player.
A lot of people think it was a fluke that we won the comp last year. But it doesn't bother me one bit. We've got a point to prove, but not to other people. We've got a point to prove to ourselves, that we can back it up with another big effort this year, when it will be even harder.