The greatest central defenders currently playing the game.
As much as football is about scoring goals, the old cliche states that if a team doesn’t concede then they can’t lose and this is thanks to the hard work of the central defenders.
So here are the 10 best currently playing the game.
10. Dante – Bayern Munich and Brazil
Something of a late bloomer as at 30-years-old the South American only has eight caps for the Brazilian national team, but was hugely influential in Bayern’s treble winning season of 2012/13.