Top 10 Famous Football Defenders

Top 10 Famous Football Defenders In The Current Year 2021


It is the current list of 2021. It was very difficult to decide. Which defender should come in the first position of our current list 2021, after, we have done good research. We have prepared a good list of the top 10 famous Football Defender in the current year 2021. Defenders are the main role of the team. Who defend their team, if they are not conscious during the match, they can never become the good pride for their team. It is very crucial for a defender, wake up during the match. Then, you can defeat other defenders.


 Aymeric Laporte  



Aymeric Laporte is the best footballer who plays as a defender for the premier league club Manchester City and also plays for Spain National team. It is a record fee for the best defender of £57 million. Who defend their team; He is a very expensive defender of a club in Manchester.

He has good techniques, a good ball pass, leads the other, and plays with a smart trick although he is a good defender. That is the reason, He defeats other defenders.

 David Luiz

David Luiz is a Brazilian football star. He is a good defender of his team. Luiz currently plays for the premier league champions. He began his journey of football with the Vitoria in 2006, then he became a member of Benfica in 2007. When he became a good football player in 2010, David Luiz joined another premier league, Chelsea. In January 2011, after winning the UEFA Champions

League during 2011, 2012 Matches. In the following periods, he won the UEFA Europe League.

In June 2014, David shifted to Paris Saint-German for a fee of £50 million, at that time became a world-record relocated for a defender, and then he became a very expensive defender in the soccer world and won all 4 domestic competitions over his 2 seasons in the French football games. He gets back to Chelsea in August 2016 with a £30 million assign package. He shifted to Arsenal FC in 2019.


Harry Maguire

Harry Maguire is an English professional football player in the England team. Harry plays as a good defender for the premier League Club Manchester United and also plays for England national team. Maguire is one of the best defenders in his team.  Harry came through the youth system, then, He Sheffield before graduating to the 1st team in 2011.

Maguire totalled 166 proficient games for the club and was their player of the 3 years consecutive times, in 2014, Harry moved to Hull City for £2.5 million, who lent him to Wigan Athletic in 2015. He participated in Leicester City in 2017 for the first fee of £12 million.  2 years later, Harry shifted to Manchester United for a fee trust to be £80 million, a world record amount for a defender.

  Mats Hummels


Hummels has been a full international football player since 2010, gained over 70 caps to date and representing Germany at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, and the UEFA Euro 2012, 2016 and 2020.

Mats play as a dangerous defender for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and also plays as a defender for the Germany Football National team. Also called mats as a dangerous defender.

He came through the Bayern Munich youth system before joining Borussia Dortmund on-lend in January 2008 and officially signing for Dortmund in February 2009 for €4 million. His dignities at the club include 2 league titles and finishing as runner up in the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League. In May 2016, Mats signed a consent contract with the prior side Bayern, which took effect on one July 2016.

 Thiago Silva


Thiago Silva plays for the Brazil national team as a defender. Silva one of the highest defender in 2021 and he is a very expensive defender than other defenders.

Silva began his football career with RS Futebol, in 2002 before participating in Juventude in 2003; He is also playing for various clubs as a defender such as Porto B, Dynamo Moscow, Fluminense, and Milan. In 2012 Thiago joined PSG.

Silva assists Brazil to win the FIFA team cup in 2013, and in 2019, Silva helped the team to win the Copa America 2019.


 Raphael Xavier Varane


Raphael Varane is a French international footballer of France, Who plays as a good defender for the Spanish club Real Madrid and also for the France international team.  After joining Real Madrid Raphael have become over 300 appearances for the club and has won 18 popular honours, Including 3 La Liga title, 1 Copa Del Rey title, 4 UEFA Champions League titles and 4 FIFA Club World Cup titles.

At only 24 years of age, Raphael won the UEFA Champions League for the 3rd time, making him the youngest defender ever to have won the trophy 3 times, beating Paolo Maldini Who was 26 then he won his 3rd.


 Gerard Pique

Gerard played as the best defender of Barcelona in 2009. Gerard and his teammates assisted his club to gain the first treble in Spanish football history. In the last years, his speed has slowed down and he every so often made defects that brought Barca in danger.

But Gerard is still the best defender coaches who want to have in the squad.

 Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos is a Spanish best footballer defender of the Spain national team who played as a dangerous defender for Real Madrid; he served as a Captain of the Spain national football team. Ramos also played as a Centre back previous in his profession.

Sergio has been named to the FIFA Pro World 11 times; a world record for a good defender, and the 3rd most all time. Ramos has also been selected to the UEFA team of the year 9 times; it is also a world record for the best defender and the 3rd most of any player. Moreover, Ramos has been named LA LIGA’S Best Defender as a world record 5 times; it is very honored for any player and to the La Liga Team of the Season  2015-16. In June 2021, Real Madrid said that Ramos would leave the club.


   Kalidou  Koulibaly

Koulibaly is an international football player of the Napoli team. He plays as the best defender for the Series a club Napoli and captains the Senegal national team.

He started his professional career with the French team Mets in 2010 as the best defender.

Koulibaly a large, Aggressive, energetic, Quick and physically strong yet smart player in the soccer world. He is accepted for his aerial ability, hope, positioning, tackling, confront, character, best technique and passing ability as a good defender.

Koulibaly has also been commended by pundits for His overall solidity as a player and his ability to make constraints; He has also drawn criticism for giving away too many fouls. Due to his flexibility, He can play both in his normal role as a central defender or as a full-back on usual the right or left flank, in both a 3 and 4 Defence; he has even been posted as a defensive midfielder.

Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil Van Dijk is a Dutch Football player of the Liverpool team, Virgil van plays as a dangerous defender for premier league club Liverpool and also serves as Captain the Netherlands national team, Also called, He is one of the best defenders in the soccer world.

Virgil Van is a large, aggressive, physically strong and also a smart player.  He usually features on the left-hand side of the central defense, although he can also play as a right-sided centre-back. He is clever with pace, good technique, good passing ability, and also, he is a brilliant defender in his team.

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