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Wynton Rufer - Oceania Player of the Century joins Student Horizons as an Ambassador

Written by Jamie Wansey on August 29th, 2012.      0 comments

The Student Horizons team is delighted that Wynton Rufer has come on board as an Ambassador for Student Horizons. Our Ambassadors agree that by developing students’ awareness of the world we live in through experiential learning we can go some way to raising their aspirations, and helping to enhance their lives. 

Wynton's Football experience on the World stage:

International Honours
  • FIFA Oceania Player of the Century
  • FIFA World XI - Tokyo 1995 / Sydney 1999 / Capetown 2007
  • Top 20 all time leading goal scorers list in European Cup Competition (before the new Champions League format.)
  • FIFA 100 legends list from 2004
  • FIFA Ambassadors for Racism Comittee, since April 2005 (President: Thierry Henry)
  • New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame 2005
  • Maori Sports Hall of Fame 2007
  • Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) 2008
All Whites (New Zealand National Team) Record
  • 10 Caps U-19´s and 39 Caps for the New Zealand All Whites
  • Spain 1982 World Cup member vs. Scotland, Russia and Brasil
European Honours
  • Swiss Cup Winner - with Grasshoppers 1989
  • German Cup Winner - with Werder Bremen 1991 (1 goal), 1994 (1 goal)
  • European Cup Winners - Cup Winner with Werder Bremen v Monaco 1992 (1assist, 1 goal)
  • Bundesliga Champion - with Werder Bremen 1993 (2nd top scorer in the league)
  • German Super Cup Winner - 1994 /1995 with Werder Bremen
  • European Super Cup Finalist - 1993 v Barcelona (1 goal)
Student Horizons Ambassadors play an important role in promoting the organisation, our mission, our promise and our values to the wider community. They have achieved so much on the world stage and are committed to sharing their wealth of experience with the students and teachers who travel with us – and inspiring the next generation to embrace dynamic learning experiences and challenge themselves beyond New Zealand.