Born in Dublin in 1985, Johnny Sexton attended St Mary's College, where he won a Leinster senior schools cup in 2002. At Leinster he won three Heineken Cups, taking man of the match honours for his performance in the 2011 final, when he scored two tries in leading a comeback from a 16-point halftime deficit. He has won 36 Ireland caps. He started all three tests for the British and Irish Lions in Australia.
Riveting ... Opens a remarkable window into the stresses, hurts and insecurities of a professional life in rugby -- Vincent Hogan Irish Independent Bracing and fascinating in equal measure -- Malachy Clerkin Irish Times Captures all the jagged edges that make Sexton one of Irish sport's most compelling characters Sunday Times It really sets for a great benchmark for sports autobiographies, given that it is so honest -- Matt Cooper Today FM Engrossing Rugby World Ireland If you crave an insight into the life of a professional rugby player ... Becoming a Lion is a must -- Donal Lenihan Irish Examiner Intensely revealing Irish Daily Mail