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Top 6 Best Left Backs In Football History

The role of Right Backs in football is usually to attack and defend . Besides, they also create chances for strikers by passing sure crosses that could lead to a goal . Here are the top 6 best left backs in football history.


He is the most decorated left in football history with 5 UEFA champions league titles. He is regarded in football history as the best left back . The Brazilian nationality played for Los Blanco's since 2007 to 2022, during that time he netted 37 times and created 103 assists.

Paolo Maldini

Since his career debut at Ac Milan In 1984 Paolo played till his retirement in 2009. During this time the Italian professional left back netted 33 times and created 43 assists in 900 matches.

Ashley Cole

The English professional player ranks third in football history as the best left back . He played for both Arsenal and Chelsea as a left back .

Roberto Carlos

Since 1996 to 2007 Roberto played for Real Madrid as a left back.The Brazilian decent manage to net 70 goals and created 100 assists.

Paul Breitner

Ranking fifth in football history as the best left back is paul.The German professional player played for both Real Madrid and Bayern Munich as a left back.

Jordi Alba

Closing the list is Jordi, who plays for Barca since his debut in 2012 as left back. Since 2012 the Spaniard has netted 23 times and created 89 assists.

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