The best full-backs currently playing.
In terms of stamina and constant running there can’t be much fitter players on the football pitch than full-backs, with a permanent balance being struck between defence and attack.
In the modern game not only are they expected to help out when the team haven’t got the ball, but also become a second winger and overlap the midfielders when the side are offensive.
Here are the 10 best full-backs currently playing the game.
10. Ricardo Rodriguez, Wolfsburg and Switzerland
This youngster has burst onto the scene this season with some fine performances in the Bundesliga and currently there are perhaps no better in the 21-year-old’s position in 2013/14.