Wales centre Jonathan Davies says he knew he was potentially risking his career by playing in the World Cup semi-final defeat against South Africa.
Davies played against the Springboks and New Zealand in the bronze medal match after damaging his knee against Fiji earlier in the tournament.
“I was told if I played the semi-final there was a risk of not finishing my career,” said Davies.
“It was worth the risk. I made that decision… it was something you do.”
Davies had missed the quarter-final win against France and his knee was heavily strapped for the final two matches of Wales’ 2019 campaign.
“It was tough going those last few games… I don’t think it was quite one leg, maybe one and a half!” said the 32-year-old Scarlet.
“I felt capable enough of going out there