Defensive responsibilities! A look at the top five current center-backs at the 2022 World Cup!
Everyone mentions football and immediately thinks of well-known players such as Messi and Neymar. These players are all forwards and attract much attention. In fact, in the team, the central defender plays an important role in defense and is an indispensable and important role. The 2022 World Cup is coming, how much do you know about the World Cup players?
In this article, I will introduce the top five football defenders in the active World Football League, and better understand the current situation of the World Cup football match. After the official start, it can be more integrated into the atmosphere of the sports event!
World Cup Netherlands National Team Captain - Virgil van Dijk
Van Dijk is currently playing for Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League (Premier League), and at the age of 31 is currently recognized as one of the best central defenders in football. His tall stature is an advantage for a central defender, and his defensive and offensive skills with strong personal characteristics make Van Dijk a formidable player on the pitch.
At that time, Van Dijk transferred from the Soviet Super League Celtic to Liverpool for 75 million pounds, setting a new record for the highest transfer fee for a central defender in the world. After his transfer to Liverpool, Van Dijk was not inferior in strength. He was named the best player in the competition by UEFA in the 2018-19 season and won the title of the best player in Europe in the same year. This time, he will lead the Dutch national football team to the Qatar World Cup, and he will lead the defensive lineup to make the Netherlands' football strength to a higher level.
Brazil World Cup Defensive Core - Marquinhos Correa
Margins, 28, plays for Paris Saint-Germain in the French Ligue 1 and serves as the captain of the team. He is also a player for the Brazil national team in the World Cup.
Among the many central defenders, Marginhos is not very bright in height and size, but he is very accurate in the analysis of position control on the field and the placement of the ball. Although there is no advantage in size, Marginios's defensive ability is Still pretty good. The chairman of the Saint-Germain team also praised his strength. For a young and powerful player like Marginhos, he has brought new prospects and expectations to the team.
In the 2022 World Cup, Marquinhos will also play with the Brazilian national team. It is believed that such a defensive player can bring Brazil the best results in the World Cup.
The most expensive defender at the moment - Ruben Dias
Ruben Dias was born in 1997 and plays for Manchester City Football Club (Manchester City) in the Premier League. He had a very outstanding performance in his first game at Manchester City in 2020. He has been voted the best player in the 2020-21 Champions League quarter-finals. He was also one of the contributors to helping Manchester City enter the Champions League final. The title of the best player in the Champions League is now one of the top center-backs in the Premier League.
In addition to Cristiano Ronaldo and many other well-known players this time, coupled with Dias's amazing defensive strength, Portugal will surely have a very good performance in the 2022 World Cup.
Dutch football star - Mattis De Light
Matisse De Light, who is only 23 years old, won the honor of Dutch footballer at the age of 19. Now he is a player for Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga and is also on the Dutch national team in this World Cup. player.
De Light was in the youth training of the Eredivisie Ajax club. At the age of 18, he became the main member of the team and became the captain of Ajax. Not only was he the youngest captain in the history of the team, but he was just an adult at the time. He led the team to the semi-finals of the Champions League in the 2018-19 season, and his strength and talent are amazing.
In this World Cup in Qatar, they will be partnering with Van Dijk as a central defender. The Netherlands has these two world-class defensive lineups, which must be the envy of many teams.
Spain 2022 World Cup Main Player - Emeric Laporte
Emeric Laporte, who has dual nationality, was successfully naturalized as a Spanish national through the Spanish cabinet meeting in 2021 and became a member of the Spanish national team of the World Football League. At the age of 28, he is currently playing for Manchester City in the Premier League. In the 2021-22 Premier League season, he reached a record of 100 appearances in Manchester City. In these 100 games, Laporte won 82 games and became a player in 100 Premier League games. The player with the most wins in history.
After becoming a Spanish citizen in 2021, Laporte became the main member of the national team. In the postponed Euro 2020, he played all 6 matches in Spain and helped Spain reach the semi-finals of the Euro. What kind of performance Laporte will have in the 2022 World Cup, we will stay tuned!
The above is about the five active central defenders with excellent strength, who are about to appear on the field of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The November event is coming soon. Let's face the 2022 FIFA World Cup with the players!