New Zealand’s Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu Dies Aged 40

New Zealand’s Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu died unexpectedly on Wednesday in Auckland.

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File photo of Jonah Lomu. (Photo: Reuters)

New Zealand’s Jonah Lomu, rugby union’s first global superstar died at the age of 40 on Wednesday, according to New Zealand’s TV3.

Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew said Lomu, who had a kidney transplant in 2004, had died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning in Auckland.

Lomu played 63 tests on the wing for New Zealand, scoring 37 international tries.

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