Here we show you the the greatest defender of all time
Paolo Maldini is one of the greatest defenders of all time. However, many football pundits consider him as the greatest defender ever lived.
We shall compare him to Sergio Ramos who have been one of the best Defenders in Europe’s top five league since the start of his career.
Let’s see if we can make out from the stats of their career.
Maldini may not have won any league title but his defending ability was on another level. On the other side, Ramos have 3 La Liga title to his name.
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Real Madrid captain have received a total of 26 red cards while Maldini got only 4 red cards in his career. Talking about yellow cards, Ramos have received an enormous of 226 of them while Maldini got only 90.
Now comes the interesting part. Which of these legends have won more club trophies? This might trigger you but he is Maldini who got more trophies in his career (Maldini – 26 and Ramos – 22).
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Ramos have more UEFA Champions League trophies but that doesn’t deny the fact that Maldini was hell of a defender.
Conclusion? For us, Paolo Maldini wins this GOAT debate, as for now at least.