South Africa's flanker Schalk Burger waves as he leaves the pitch during the bronze medal match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Argentina at the Olympic Stadium, east London, on October 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, NO USE IN LIVE MATCH TRACKING SERVICES, TO BE USED AS NON-SEQUENTIAL STILLS (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger signed a two-year contract with English Premiership champions Saracens on Tuesday (AEST).

Burger, a Rugby World Cup winner in 2007, is scheduled to arrive at Allianz Park next season after he finishes spells at Japanese club Suntory Sungoliath and Super Rugby province Stormers.

The 32-year-old back rower, who was a key player for South Africa during their run to the semi-finals of last year's World Cup in England, has been capped 86 times and was named world player of the year in 2004.

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