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The true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team, Francois Pienaar, to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
There were many moments which influenced me such as-
1. Mr. President talks to his guard about RECONCILIATION and FORGIVENESS.
2. When Mr. President talks to captain regarding- We need Inspiration
3. When Nelson Mandela asks the members of springbok team to trust his strategy and do not change the name of the team.
4. Springbok team members played with a group of children.
5. Inspired by Mandela, Francois admires Mandela’s forgiveness.

Out of the all the moment which inspired me was the’ meeting of Mr. Mandela and the captain regarding inspiration’
For me the moment in the movie was when MR MANDELA had tears of joys in his eyes when he was in car. As he initially wanted from heart that team should win for the country and it made the country proud and so was MR MANDELA, because mr mandela himself was fond of rugby ( this was shown from the point he called captain for tea to guide him towards leadership )
While attending a game of the Springboks, the country's rugby union team, Mandela recognizes that the blacks in the stadium cheer against their 'home' squad, as the mostly-white Springboks represent prejudice and apartheid in their minds. He remarks that he did the same while imprisoned on Robben Island. Knowing that South Africa is set to host the 1995 Rugby World Cup in one year's time, Mandela convinces a meeting of the newly black-dominated South African Sports Committee to support the Springboks.
He then meets with the captain of the Springboks rugby team, François Pienaar (Matt Damon), and implies that a Springboks victory in the World Cup will unite and inspire the nation. Mandela also shares with François a British poem, "Invictus” that had inspired him during his time in prison.François and his teammates train. Many South Africans, both black and white, doubt that rugby will unite a nation torn apart by some 50 years of racial tensions. For many blacks, especially the radicals, the Springboks symbolize white supremacy. Both Mandela and Pienaar, however, stand firmly behind their theory that the game can successfully unite the South African country.
Things begin to change as the players interact with the fans and begin a friendship with them. During the opening games, support for the Springboks begins to grow among the black population. By the second game, the whole country comes together to support the Springboks and Mandela's efforts. Supported by a large home crowd of both races, Pienaar motivates his team. Mandela's security detail receives a scare when, just before the match, a jumbo jet buzzes the stadium. It is not an assassination attempt though, but a demonstration of patriotism. The Springboks win the match on an added time long drop-kick from fly-half Joel Stransky, with a score of 15–12. Mandela and Pienaar meet on the field together to celebrate the improbable and unexpected victory. Mandela's car then drives away in the traffic-jammed streets leaving the stadium. As Mandela watches the South Africans celebrating together in the car, his voice is heard reciting the poem "Invictus”.…...

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