Artist crafts Doddie Weir portrait from 10,000 stamps – BBC News

An artist has made a portrait of Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir entirely from 10,000 stamps.

Michael McGee’s work, which is 2m (6.5ft) by 1.2m (3.9ft) in size, features stamps from around the world – including every country Doddie played against.

Mr McGee said he was inspired to create the piece after Doddie revealed in 2017 that he had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

The rugby icon, who won 61 caps for Scotland and also starred for the British Lions, has since set up his own My Name’5 Doddie foundation.

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