Top 10 Football Captains in the world

#10 Francesco Totti-Roma

Considered a god-like figure in Rome, he played solely for Roma and served them for a record 25 years. Goals and assists can not describe his contribution.

#9 Sergio Ramos-Real Madrid

One of the greatest defenders of all time, he captained three successive Champions League triumphs along with the famous 93:24 goal he scored.

#8 Javier Zanetti-Inter Milan

A one-club player, also known as "IIl Capitano" he was the true definition of a leader, leading Inter to a treble. He also had the most appearances for the club.

#7 John Terry-Chelsea

Chelsea's most successful captain, he led them on more than 500 occassions. A record five Premier league titles, he also conquered the Champions League.

#6 Steven Gerrard-Liverpool

Gerrard brought Liverpool back to the top after a rough phase. The way he led the team in Istanbul to win the Champions League will go down in history.

#5 Philipp Lahm- Bayern Munich

 The treble winning Lahm, was considered as one of the best full backs of all time.  Amongst several honours he always led the team by example.

#4 Carles Puyol-FC Barcelona

Widely known for his sportsmanship and passion towards football, he won all the trophies at club level. One of the best Culers ever produced.

#3 Roy Keane- Manchester United

Truly one of the all-time greats, with his mental strength he could inspire the whole team and win matches. No wonder it was under him that Man Utd reached the top.

#2 Johan Cryuff- Ajax

Cryuff is one of the greatest leaders of all time, carrying an Ajax team to the European highs and revolutionizing the game of football.

#1 Franz Beckenbauer- Bayern Munich

Franz 'Der Kaiser' Beckenbauer won three consecutive Bundesliga and European titles for Bayern over a span of years. Arguably, the greatest  ever to do it as a captain.

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