The trope extends into rugby: David "The Wolfman" Williams, Australian Rugby League player known for his flaunting of a magnificent carpet of facefur. Oh, and ladies, he appears to be a rather beautiful specimen in certain underwear catalogues and nude rugby calendars.
Pat Rafter (and family) (1972) - Country boy, down to earth aussie, balance of aspiration yet attainable, genuine, friendly. Former World No. 1 Tennis Player, Bonds Ambassador, Mantra Hotels Ambassador.