Menu

Best captains in football: Arsenal & Man Utd greats plus departing legends Xavi & Gerrard

A look at twelve of the most legendary football captains of all time, featuring world class names at Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona and more…

SEE ALSO:
Felipe Anderson: Five facts about £30m Chelsea & Manchester United transfer target
Top 10 goals & assists in 14/15: Messi & Ronaldo on another planet, plus ex-Chelsea & Liverpool stars
Real Madrid’s stunning XI with Chelsea duo signed to replace Gareth Bale & Karim Benzema

Read on to see our selection of the game’s best ever skippers, in no particular order:

1) Paolo Maldini (AC Milan)

A five-time Champions League winner, as well as an incredible seven Serie A titles, there’s no doubt Paolo Maldini is one of the game’s best ever players and leaders.

2) Tony Adams (Arsenal)

With an entire career spent at Arsenal, Tony Adams is one of the club’s greats and was named captain at the age of just 21, going on to win league titles in three different decades.

maldini milan

Next Page
Page 1 of 6
Prev Page
More Stories john terry Paolo Maldini steven gerrard tony adams Xavi