Tackling is the art of dispossessing an opposing player of the ball. The recovering of the ball can be through some dark arts like lunging and two-footed challenges which is why some players are afraid of tackles. Tackling is an art that is lost in the modern game, Here are the best 20 tacklers that have ever played. 1. Franz Beckenbauer The legendary German defender was not only known for his ability on the ball but his hard tackling as well. He is also described as the creator of the "sweeper role", and remains
Hello readers, thank you for opening my article and do well by reading till end. To the lovers of football, there are so many interesting facts you need to know in football, imagine playing a match against your own sibling or brother but that's football for you. Here are seven Footballers who played against their siblings in different club. 1. Thiago Alcantara vs Rafael Alcantara: Thiago from Bayern Munich and Rafael from Barcelona.2. Yaya Toure vs Kolo Toure : Yaya from Manchester City and Kolo from Liverpool
There have been many great defenders over the years who have graced the football field. The names of Paolo Maldini, Franz Beckenbauer and Sergio Ramos comes to our mind whenever we think of the greatest defenders of all time. But the debate of who is the greatest can never be settled down. As we step into 2021, fans have voted the greatest defenders of all time. According to the results, via Ranker, here are the top 10 greatest defenders of all time according to fans in 2021: 10. Alessandro Costacurta Alessandro
Ascertaining the best players is one debate that contributes to the entertainment derived from football.If you are involved in football in any way, the odds are that you’ve at some point pondered the question about who the greatest players of all time are.
Football is sometimes unfair. Therefore, many top footballers never won the Ballon d'Or despite fully deserving it. We bring you a list top 5 greatest defenders who made the Ballon d'Or podium but failed to win the prize. 5 Franco Baresi Like Maldini earlier, Franco Baresi was an AC Milan and Italy defensive legend who was the backbone of one of the great European teams.
Goalkeeper :Claudio Bravo 6'0 The Former Man City and Barcelona Goal keeper coming in at 6'0 feet Right back: Cafu 5'9 The 5'9 feet Legendary Brazilian Fullback is known for his pace and energetic runs and he's arguably the best right back of all time. he's also the most capped player for Brazil with 142 caps Center back:Fabio Cannavaro 5'9 The 5'9 Italian Legend is considered one of the greatest defenders in history despite his relatively small height. Also managed to be capped 136 times for Italy and win the
Maldini captained Milan to a champions league at 39. Maldini's career was so long that he defended against Platini, Ronaldinho, Maradona, Ronaldo, Zidane, Cristiano and Ibrahimovic. When Paolo Maldini retired he was just shy of his 41st birthday and had amassed 1,028 senior appearances for club and country. In the 297 games that Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi played together, they kept 141 clean sheets and conceded only 221 goals. Tommaso #Pobega, interviewed by @Gazzetta_it, revealed what Paolo Maldini told
The 1993/1994 Seria A title was won by AC Milan which was their 14th Seria A title. What made the season more special was that they defeated Barcelona by 4-0 in the final of the UEFA Champions league. Surprisingly, this AC Milan side which were extremely defensive for the whole of the season, and they ended the 1993/94 Seria A season scoring a mere 36 goals scored from 34 games played averaging 0.94 goals per match and conceding just 15 goals in the process. AC Milan also won the Supercoppa Italiana that sa
Robert Lewandowski's sensational season continued with another goal to help Bayern Munich reach the Champions League final, the striker who scored his 15th goal of the European campaign in their 3-0 semi-final against Lyon. Lewandowski has scored 55 goals in all competitions this season and is only twice as good as Cristiano Ronaldo's one-season Champions League record, a figure he will reach if he has a good match in performance. on Sunday against Paris Saint-Germain scored. Seven players have previously sailed
Winning the Ballon d'Or is every footballers dream. Here are ten footballers that were close to winning it but didn't: 10. Andrea Pirlo Andrea Pirlo Ufficiale OMRI is an Italian professional football coach and former player who is currently the head coach of Serie A club Juventus. The elegant Italian midfielder won 2 UCLs and 6 Scudetti in total. However, he never did better than 5th in the 2007 Ballon d'Or. 9. Roberto Carlos Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha, commonly known as Roberto Carlos, is a Brazilian former
Football is not just about scoring goals: it's also about trying to make sure you don't concede goals. There's been lots of defenders in the history of football and coming up with a list of seven was never going to be an easy task. However, after much work this is the list of the best seven defenders to ever play the game of football. Franco Baresi. In my opinion, Franco Baresi is the best defender of all time. He was strong and hard but also intelligent. Almost every striker that encountered him testified he
The mullet. The number ten. Echoing cries of ‘é fino di Baggio’ from high up in the gantry. Few would’ve expected the Divine Ponytail to recover from that many setbacks. But here he was. Eight years after he scared Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi to pieces at the San Siro, Baggio simply drifted beyond legendary Juventus centre back Ciro Ferrara, latching onto an exquisite Andrea Pirlo through pass before unleashing one of the greatest first touches of all time. Not only did he distance himself from
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The AC Milan legend Franco Baresi has claimed that Chelsea player Fikayo Tomori who is on loan to AC Milan is one of the promising players right.
Looking at the shortlisted Player that make up the greatest center back of all times we will see that this players created a wonderful impact in there various clubs they played for. Let's take a look at the ranking of the players listed. The First ranked player is Franz Beckenbauer, the 74 years old Franz Anton Beckenbauer is a German former professional footballer and manager. Early in his playing career he was nicknamed Der Kaiser because of his elegant style, dominance and leadership on the field, and al
Fans Have Ranked The Top 50 Defenders Of All Time Football fans have ranked the 20 greatest defenders of all time and it's Italian legend Paolo Maldini who comes out on top. The AC Milan star spent a staggering 25 years at the San Siro, winning 7 Serie A titles and 5 European Cups. He dominates the rankings earning over 3000 more upvotes than former teammate Franco Baresi. Check out the top 50 courtesy of ranking below. 50. Marcelo 49. Maicon 48. Paul Breitner 47. Riccardo Ferri 46. Antonio Cabrini 45. Ph
Franco Baresi: “I like Marcus Rashford a lot, he’s an extraordinary player.He wouldn’t be bad for Milan.” Franco Baresi: “He can play in any position up front; it would be a nice advantage.
Bobby and Jack Charlton www.google.com The English duo went on to win the 1966 World Cup at home. Bobby Charlton is regarded amongst the greatest players that England has produced and went on to enjoy a successful career at Old Trafford with Manchester United for whom he played in 758 games in all competitions and won numerous trophies. Jack, who played as a central defender for Leeds United, made a total of 762 appearances for the Whites and won the league title in the 1968/69 season. Giuseppe and Franco B
Ramos as best defender of all time. Do you agree that Sergio Ramos is the best defender of all time. The former Sevilla defender scored his 100th goal for Real Madrid on Tuesday and he is currently in 126 career goals as a defender. Recently France football (the sponsors of Balon d'or) readers voted him as the goat of defenders in a shortlist containing Franz Beckanbauer, Ronald Koeman, Fabio Cannavaro, Passarella, Franco Baresi and much more class names. He is not the highest scoring defender for Madrid with
AC Milan icon Franco Baresi has spoken praise for Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday. Sixty-year-old Baresi was recently appointed honorary president of the Rossoneri. After seven rounds of play, AC Milan is the surprising leader of the Serie A and that makes Baresi extremely proud. The former top defender is particularly lyrical about Ibrahimovic. The 39-year-old Swede is the big star at Milan with eight goals in five Serie A duels. "It's fantastic what he does," said Baresi at Sky Sports . And he also sets a