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Top 6 Barcelona Defenders of all time

FC Barcelona v Levante U.D - Copa del Rey Quarter Final
FC Barcelona was blessed with some of the greatest defenders the world has seen
Jidonu Mauyon
Modified 25 Mar 2018, 12:16 IST
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One of the greatest clubs in the world, FC Barcelona has been blessed with lots of great talents both in the past and currently. They had some of the best goalscorers who set several amazing records with their brilliant finishing and won lots of individual awards.

Many awesome creators with magic touch as if there were magic wands inside their boots all plying their trade in the Catalan Capital, dominating possession in fashionable manners and destroying the opposition with almost every touch.

Behind these players stood the mightiest and fiercest sets of defenders that provided the balance needed in the team's structure. They defended like hungry lions, avoiding the opposition from getting into their territory with brilliant runs and excellent tackles.

From players like Antoni Torres, Miguel Bernardo down to Ronald Koeman, the club has maintained a hierarchy of world-class defenders.

The list below contains top five of the greatest defenders in the club's history. Check them out:

#6 Miguel Bernardo

Miguel Bernardo

Miguel Bernardo was a player with immense physical power. He was nicknamed Tarzan and was well recognized for his spell with Barcelona, which lasted for about 20 professional years. He had 549 appearances for the Catalan giants during his time at the club.

He won many trophies including the La Liga, UEFA Cup Winners Cup, Copa de La Liga, Copa del Rey, La Liga and Supercopa de Espana in a glorious career. Besides, he also won the Spanish Best Player on two occasions, 1978 and 1985 respectively.

His contribution at the back was solid and his hard work was superb. He stood like a rock in the defensive zone, making it very difficult for even some of the finest attackers of his time to get past him. He will always be remembered fondly by the Blaugrana faithful.

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Published 25 Mar 2018, 12:16 IST
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