8. Carles Puyol
Number 8 spot is taken by Barcelona veteran defender Carles Puyol. The former Barcelona man is one of the best defenders ever without any doubts.
The Spaniard spent his whole career with the Catalan club, 15 years with the senior team winning everything everything with the Spanish giants and was the captain of the team before hanging up his boots in 2014.
Carles Puyol can also play as a right back but his natural position is as a center back. He was also part of the Spanish squad that won the FIFA World Cup in South Africa 2010 helping lifting his first and Spain‘s first World Cup trophy.
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