Todd Clever's journey from rugby field to wrestling ringUpdated 0832 GMT (1632 HKT) April 24, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerFormer Eagles captain Todd Clever became USA's most-capped player when he made his 68th appearance for his country against Russia in 2016. Hide Caption 1 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerAfter a long career that's seen him play for club sides all over the globe, Clever is venturing to pastures new with the WWE. Hide Caption 2 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerA powerful back-row player, Clever starred in the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups for the USA, but was controversially omitted from the 2015 squad.Hide Caption 3 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerHe also made 24 appearances in the World Rugby Sevens Series, and is pictured here against Chinese Taipei in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 4 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerHis club career saw him become the first American to play in the Southern Hemisphere's Super Rugby when he signed for South African franchise the Lions in 2009.Hide Caption 5 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerHe also enjoyed a season in the English Premiership with Newcastle Falcons. Hide Caption 6 of 7 Photos: USA's most-capped rugby playerAs well as playing in the US, Clever also had stints in Japan's Top League with Suntory Sungoliath and the NTT Communications Shining Arcs (pictured).Hide Caption 7 of 7American Todd Clever has enjoyed a long and distinguished rugby career, but now plans to switch to WWE.