I was thinking about how you spend 30 years in a tiny cell, and come out ready to forgive the people who put you there. He then meets with the captain of the Springboks rugby team, Matt Damon as François Pienaar Springbok team captain and implies that a Springboks victory in the World Cup will unite and inspire the nation. His role was to motivate and inspire the team to deliver their best performance and regain the confidence of the country in his team.

Invictus. Profession… captain of the Springboks, South Africa’s national rugby team.
Francois Pienaar is another character in the role of a leader.


Living… in Cape Town, South Africa. He was the captain of the underperforming Springboks. I was thinking about how you spend 30 years in a tiny cell, and come out ready to forgive the people who put you there. Mandela also shares with Pienaar a poem, "Invictus", that had inspired him during his time in prison. Pienaar and his teammates train. Last week Invictus, a film depicting the story of … fans 2 rating 10.0 /10 (1 users) rate him fan fan About Him . Francois exemplifies transactional leadership. Francois Pienaar.

Invictus was released in the United States on December 11, 2009. Hollywood gets it wrong over Nelson Mandela and Francois Pienaar Rugby gets the Hollywood treatment. Tomorrow's taken care of, one way or another. François was the captain of the South Africa rugby union team, the Springboks. But he travels quite a bit as a top-level rugby player. The title refers to the Roman divine epithet Invictus and may be translated from the Latin as "undefeated" or "unconquered". Francois Pienaar: No.