Born in High Wycombe; Christian Wade started playing rugby at RGS High Wycombe before joining the London Wasps youth set up as a teenager.
One of the most exciting young players in England, Christian had a brilliant 2011/12 season, when despite missing three months with injury, he finished the season as the second highest try scorer in the Premiership with nine in 15 games. The season ended on a high for Christian with selection for England's tour in South Africa.
Christian had an impressive 2012/13 season. He finished as joint top try scorer alongside teammate Tom Varndell with 13 tries in the Aviva Premiership and made history by being the first player to ever be awarded both the RPA Players' Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.
Christian was rewarded for his form and was called up into the England senior squad for their two test tour of South America during the summer where he won his first cap against Argentina. After the first test Christian was called up as an injury replacement into the British and Irish Lions squad - a huge accolade for the youngster.
Christian's additional representative honours include England Sevens, England U16, U18 and he was a key part of the England U20 side which won a Grand Slam 6 Nations title and reached the final of the Junior World Cup, at which he finished joint top try scorer.
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