”Attack wins you games,but defence wins you tournaments” is a very famous saying among football fans,players and managers.All the greatest sides ever were built on the basis of rock solid defences.And to be a good defender you need power, tactical intelligence, technical capability,organisational skills and a brave-heart to take on anyone.In this article we will have a look at some of the best centre-backs in the world.
Here are the top 15 best centre-backs in the world –
1.Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
Bonucci is known for his technique, passing range, and his ability to launch an attack from the back with long passes.A tall and strong defender, with a good positional sense, as well as good anticipation, solid tackling, and an ability to read the game and mark opponents, he also excels in the air, and frequently poses a threat from set pieces.
Bonucci is rated very highly among the best centre-backs in the world and his performances has caught the attention of different clubs across Europe and it will be interesting to see whether the ”Serie A Footballer of the Year 2015-2016” will find himself a new club in the summer or snub offers to stay with The Old Lady.