2 Greatest Central Defenders of all Time?

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2 Greatest Central Defenders of all Time?

Poll closed Dec 31, 2018.
  1. Aldair

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Ayala

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Baresi

    12 vote(s)
    54.5%
  4. Beckenbauer

    16 vote(s)
    72.7%
  5. Blanc

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Campbell

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Cannavaro

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  8. Carvalho

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Chiellini

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Costacurta

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Desailly

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Ferdinand

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  13. Figueroa

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Godin

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Hierro

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Koeman

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  17. Kohler

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  18. Krol

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  19. Lucio

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. Moore

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  21. Nesta

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  22. Passarella

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. Puyol

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  24. Santamaria

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  25. Santos

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  26. Scirea

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  27. Stam

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  28. Terry

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  29. Vidić

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  30. Vogts

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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    Outside of an own goal, Italy's backline in 2006 didn't concede until the final either. There's no doubting their record but they don't have 2 bonafide GOATs in their position like Sacchi's Milan.

    Italy's backline in 78 is a good shout but I prefer the 82 squad with Bergomi that took down possibly the greatest national squad of all time. I've never seen anyone man mark someone harder than Gentile on Zico :laugh:
     
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    One WC is something. 28 games including one WC and one EC is something else.
     
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    Beckenbauer Baresi and Blanc

    Yeah I cheated
     
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    He was the best, so yeah he wasn’t far off.

    Also, Kaiser doesn’t belong here at all.
     
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    I feel like Messi and Beckenbauer are kind of in the same situation in their threads. If you consider him a CB than it’s clearly Der Kaiser, but obviously he played a different role than what most CB’s have done historically.
     

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