English halfback George Williams can think of few better ways to describe Greg Inglis than simply "one of the greatest" players to ever lace up a pair of boots.
So the Canberra Raiders playmaker is confident Inglis will have a major impact when he comes out of retirement to join the Warrington Wolves in the English Super League next year.
Former South Sydney skipper Inglis will likely feel a world away from Macksville the moment he steps onto Halliwell Jones Stadium for his Super League debut.
Because it is there in the town of Warrington the rugby league great will resurrect his career instead of the humble Group 2 country NSW competition he was considering.
Inglis has signed with the Wolves for the 2021 campaign following his retirement from the NRL in April 2019, with the latter stages of his career hampered by knee and shoulder injuries before waging a battle with off-field issues.
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"He's obviously an icon over here and one of the greatest ever players," Williams said.
"He'll be great for the Super League and hopefully he can get back to his best. [He will bring] everything, he's a superstar.
"We all know how good he is and he will set the Super League alight."
The 33-year-old veteran of 265 NRL games, 39 internationals for Australia and 32 appearances for Queensland looms as a massive coup for the Wolves, coached by ex-St George Illawarra mentor Steve Price.
Inglis is set to follow Sonny Bill Williams and Israel Folau to the Super League. Williams is playing for the Toronto Wolfpack while Folau is on the books at the Catalans Dragons.
Catalans are confident of retaining Folau for the 2021 season after he rejected approaches from rugby union clubs amid talks NRL clubs have kept him on the radar.
The addition of Inglis to the list of marquee names now testing themselves in the Super League is a huge boost for the competition.
"Massive. They're all superstars globally, not just in Australia and England," Williams said.
"I think the English game needs that, a few superstars to get people in from the outside who don't normally watch it. That's probably the biggest impact."
Rest assured Inglis is held in such regard beyond the borders of NSW and Queensland.
Raiders fullback Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad says he was "just like any other kid growing up in New Zealand", brimming with admiration for Inglis' remarkable ability.
He is the kind of player who boasts abilities most can't quite replicate themselves, because what Inglis can do at his peak is simply freakish.
But the former Melbourne and South Sydney superstar is the kind of player others can model themselves on.
"He's a freak of the game and I'm glad he has come out and will test himself in the Super League," Nicoll-Klokstad said.
"The biggest one is his running game, he is such a strong ball-runner. You can see those abilities in players running around in the game today in Latrell Mitchell and Jesse Ramien just to name a couple.
"I'm really looking forward to being able to watch a bit more of GI, all the kids growing up will be mimicking him. I'm really excited to see what he brings to the Super League."