France's rugby union national team' centre Maxime Mermoz answers journalists questions during a press conference, on November 22, 2012 in Marcoussis, south of Paris, as part of the preparation for the upcoming last test match against Samoa on November 24, 2012 at the Stade de France, in Saint-Denis. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE
Maxime Mermoz of France (L) celebrates with teammate Gael Fickou of France after scoring his team's third try during the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on March 21, 2015 in London, England.
Jean Charles Orioli of Toulon is picked up by his jubilant team mate Maime Mermoz of Toulon after Toulon wins the Top 14 Final between Toulon and Castres Olympique at Stade de France on May 31, 2014 in Paris, France.
Maxime Mermoz of France escapes the tackle from Paino Hehea of Tonga during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between France and Tonga at Wellington Regional Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand.
Siale Piutau of Tonga barges through the tackle from Maxime Mermoz of France during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between France and Tonga at Wellington Regional Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand.