Football is one of the oldest sports in the world. Teams of different countries have ruled over the world of football. A number of things are thought and that are necessary in order to make a best captain. In these things most important are leadership, experience, decision making and the ability to motivate the players around them and lead them in the ground and off the ground.
However are not considered to be the captains most important duties. Obviously it is an important and difficult step to select a person in in a team for leading others. The criteria by which a best captain should be decided is far from absolute, however the following players have all displayed remarkable leadership, motivation and inspired their teams to lead at best and high point of greatness. Here is a list and complete detail of top five those football captains in history who are considered most popular and have a successful career.
Top 5 Greatest Captains In Football History – Football Gala
05. Carles Puyol – Barcelona – Spain
When Carles Puyol retired, a great debate about analysis of his footballing career and contribution to the great Spain and Barcelona sides of his era began. He retired after 15 years of first team football at Barcelona and as club captain. Carles Puyol played 392 games for Barca in his career time, in which he won six La Liga titles, he also won two Copa del Rey, six Spanish Supercopas, three Champions Leagues and also 2 European Supercups. These are no doubt big achievements of his career. He is one of the most loved footballer in the history.
Surprisingly he was never made captain of his national (Spanish) team, but he was still a leader on the pitch and Spain enjoyed their greatest era of success in the game. He was good enough as a footballer player and as a captain as well. His name will remain in top and successful captains list always. He is at fifth number in our list of successful football captains in the history.