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Francois Steyn's World Cup in doubt

Francois Steyn's World Cup in doubt
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South Africa's Francois Steyn is likely to miss the remainder of the World Cup with a shoulder injury.

Versatile South African back Francois Steyn could miss the rest of the World Cup with a shoulder injury.

The 24-year-old sustained the injury during yesterday's 13-5 win over Samoa in Auckland.

"He is 95% sure that he is on his way home and that is a big blow for us," coach Peter de Villiers confirmed to a progress.

Steyn become the youngest player to ever win the World Cup when South Africa defeated England in the final four years ago.

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