1. Sergio Ramos : Arguably the best defender of all time, leading his beloved team Real Madrid to series of both domestic and European titles, he is a leader, captain and a legend. He has won the Uefa champions league, laliga trophy, FIFA world cup, Uefa European championship and so many other titles for both Spain and Real Madrid.
2. Frank Beckenbauer : He is the first ever defender in the history of football to win the Ballon d'or and to make it more interesting, he won it twice . His name will live on forever in the history of the game.
3. Fabio Cannavaro : He is a legend, captain and most of all , a winner. He is one of the greatest defender to ever grace the pitch, He is widely remembered for his performance in the 2006 World Cup semi final, which his team Italy faced Germany and he led Italy to the final. He also won the famous balloon d'or award in 2006.
4. Alessandro Nesta : He was a defender who could tackle any player or attacker out of a game, his defensive abilities are top class. He could also set up goals as well, he is every attacker's nightmare.
5. Carles Puyol : This is the man who led the Famous Fc Barcelona to various league and European titles, he was a leader who never failed or disappoints his team. He won many titles with both Spain and Barcelona, including the 2010 FIFA world cup.
6. Nemanja Vidic : He was a rock at the back, he was a fighter, captain and also a leader. He possesses the abilities of a world class defender .He also scores important goals for his team when they are needed, He has won the Premier league player of the season, as well as some other individual awards.
7. Giorgio Chiellini : He is an absolute beast at the back for his team, If he bleeds or get knocked down, he always stand up to keep on playing, he is a role model for upcoming and young talents.
8. John Terry : Everyone today knows the greatest defender in Chelsea Fc history. John Terry led his team to numerous trophies such as champions league, Premier league and so on, he is a legend in the game.
9. Ronald koeman : He is Unbelievable in defense and amazing in attack, he scored 253 career goals. As a centre back, that is simply fantastic.
10. Fernando Hierro : He was something else when it came to scoring goals, he recorded 163 career goals. Only two defenders got that amount of goals.
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