Martin Johnson is the towering second row forward who has come to set the standards of what a modern, professional rugby player should do. His drive and physical presence mean that he is a natural leader on the pitch - and off it, too. In this, his long-awaited autobiography, he looks at how the sport has changed since going professional in 1995 and the issues this has raised. He explains why he led the England team to the brink of a strike in the autumn of 2000, and provides revealing insights into England's World Cup campaigns, the Lions tours and all the goings-on that make rugby such a special sport. The most popular and respected man in rugby, Martin Johnson's autobiography is the definitive portrait of modern rugby.