Top 10 Best Football Left-Backs In The World Right Now

September 26, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Best Football Left-Backs In The World Right Now

Defenders are one of the most vital positions in the football ground. They not only block the attack of the opponents but also put the last barrier before the goalkeepers. They effectively nullify the sharp attack by the opponents and also supply the ball to their midfielders. Left-back is a position that mainly operated in the left flank of the ground. They can also sometimes move to the wing to put extra pressure on the opponent’s midfield. Left-back not only has immense ball-control and superior passing quality but also has strong tackling skills. And, here goes our exclusive list of the best football left-backs in the world right now.

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Starting from the best football forwards to the best midfielders of modern times, we have already concluded the lists to define the current football superstars. But, the series will be incomplete without the mention of these best football left-backs in 2020. Happy reading, folks!

10. Daley Blind

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Daley-Blind

Dutch football star Daley Blind currently plays as a left-back for the Eredivisie club Ajax. Besides, he also plays for the Netherlands national football team. Other than his usual left-back position, he also plays for the center-back position too. Blind started his football journey with Ajax in 2008. He then moved to Manchester United in 2014 before rejoining with the Ajax squad again in 2018.

Daley Blind has earned his place in the UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament in 2019. And previously, he has also earned his place in the UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season in 2017. He received the Amsterdam's Player of the Year award in 2014. Moreover, he has made to the Eredivisie Team of the Year three times will now. During his early career, he received the Dutch Footballer of the Year in 2014.

9. Marcos Alonso

One of the best football left-backs, Marcos Alonso, currently plays for the premier league club, Chelsea. Besides, he also plays for the Spanish national football team. Other than his regular left-back position, he has also made his name as one of the best wingers of modern times. He started his footballing career with Real Madrid and then joined Bolton Wanderers. And after a brief session with Fiorentina, he finally moved to Chelsea in 2016.

Marcos Alonso recently received the HHFH Brique d'Or in 2019. Besides, he has also earned his place in the PFA Team of the Year in 2018. He recently helped Chelsea to win the UEFA Europa League and become the runner-up of the EFL Cup in 2019. He previously also helped the side to win the Premier League in 2017 and the FA Cup in 2018. Alonso also previously helped Sunderland to become the runner-up of the Football League Cup in 2014.

8. Jordi Alba

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Jordi-Alba

A product of La Masia and Valencia youth academy, Jordi Alba, currently plays for La Liga club Barcelona. Besides, he also plays as a left-back for the Spanish national team. He started his senior football career with Cornellà in 2007. Shortly after, he moved to the Valencia B team in 2007 and earned his promotion to the team’s first-squad in 2009. After three years, he finally joined Barcelona in 2012.

Jordi Alba received the Athlete of the Year in Catalonia award in 2018. Besides, he has earned his place in both the UEFA Champions League Team of the Season and La Liga Team of the Season in 2015. He previously became a part of the UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament in 2012. Alba helped Barcelona to win La Liga five times and Copa del Rey in four times. He also helped them to win the FIFA Club World Cup in 2015.

7. Luke Shaw

One of the best football left-backs, Luke Shaw, currently plays for one of the richest football clubs, Manchester United. Besides, he also plays as a left-back for the England national football team. A product of Southampton youth academy, he has earned his place in the team’s first-squad in 2011. After three years of playing for the club, he finally took his transfer to Manchester United in 2014.

Luke Shaw recently won the Manchester United Players' Player of the Year in 2019. Besides, he has also won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year in 2019. He has earned his place in the PFA Team of the Year in 2014. He helped Manchester United to win the UEFA Europa League in 2017. And previously, he has also helped them to secure the FA Community Shield in 2016.

6. Jonas Hector

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Jonas-Hector

A product of SV Auersmacher youth academy in Germany, Jonas Hector, currently plays as a left-back for the FC Köln. Besides, he also plays for the German national football team. He started his senior footballing career with SV Auersmacher in 2009. Shortly after, he joined the FC Köln second team in 2010. After two seasons playing there, he has earned his promotion to the club’s first-squad in 2012.

Jonas Hector helped the German side to win the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017. Besides, he has helped FC Köln in the second Bundesliga twice till now, in 2014 and 2019. He has also recently participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup as a 23-man squad. He has also previously represented the German team in the UEFA Euro 2016. Besides, he has also represented his country in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.

5. Nicolás Tagliafico

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One of the best football left-backs, Nicolás Tagliafico, currently plays for the Eredivisie club Ajax. Besides, he also plays as a left-back for the Argentine national football team. He started his senior footballing career with Banfield in 2010. He then took his transfer to Independiente in 2015. After three years playing there, he finally took his transfer to the Eredivisie side Ajax in 2018.

Nicolás Tagliafico recently became the Eredivisie Player of the Month in November 2018. He helped Argentina to win the Superclásico de las Américas in 2017. He also helped Ajax to win both the Eredivisie and KNVB Cup in 2019. Previously, he has also helped the Independiente to win the Copa Sudamericana in 2017. He recently represented the Argentine side in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

4. Alex Sandro

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Alex-Sandro

One of the strongest football players, Alex Sandro, currently plays for the Serie A club Juventus. Besides, he also plays for the Brazilian national football team. He started his senior footballing career in Atletico Paranaense in 2008. He then took his transfer to Deportivo Maldonado in 2010. And in 2011, he moved to FC Porto in 2011. Finally, he joined the Serie A club Juventus in 2015.

Alex Sandro became a part of the Serie A Team of the Year twice till now. Besides, he has earned his place in the O Jogo Team of the Year twice. He recently helped Brazil to win the Copa América in 2019. He helped Serie A side Juventus to win the Italian League four times. Besides, he helped the side to win the Coppa Italia three times. Moreover, he helped Juventus to win the Supercoppa Italiana in 2018.

3. Lucas Digne

One of the best football left-backs, Lucas Digne, currently plays for the Premier League side Everton. Besides, he also plays for the French national team. He started his footballing career with the Lille B team in 2010 before joining the team’s first-squad in 2011. He then joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2013. Shortly after, he joined La Liga side Barcelona before finally taking his transfer to Everton in 2018.

Lucas Digne recently won the Everton Players’ Player of the Season in 2019. He helped the France team to become the runner-up of the UEFA European Championship in 2016. He helped Barcelona to win La Liga once, Copa del Rey twice, and Supercopa de España in 2016. Previously, he also previously helped PSG ton win Ligue 1 in two times and Coupe de France once during his career.

2. Filipe Luís

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Without any doubt, Filipe Luís is one of the best football left-backs in the world right now. He currently plays for the Brazilian club Flamengo besides appearing for the Brazilian national team. He started his senior footballing journey with Figueirense in 2003. After that, he played for several clubs such as Ajax, Atlético Madrid, and Chelsea. He finally took his transfer to Flamengo recently in 2019.

Filipe Luís recently received his place in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year in 2019. Besides, he also became a part of the UEFA La Liga Team of The Season in 2016 and again in 2017. He has earned his place in the ESM Team of the Season in 2016 and La Liga Team of the Season in 2014. Luis also helped Brazil to win the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013 and the Copa América in 2019.

1. Marcos Rojo

One of the highest-paid footballers in the world, Marcos Rojo, currently plays for the Premier League club Manchester United. Besides, he also plays for the Argentine national football team. He started his football career with Estudiantes LP in 2008. He then took his transfer to Spartak Moscow in 2011 before joining the Sporting CP in 2012. Finally, he joined Manchester United in 2014.

Marcos Rojo has earned his place in the FIFA World Cup Castrol Index All-Star Team in 2014. And, he helped Manchester United to win both the EFL Cup and the UEFA Europa League in 2017. He previously helped Red Devils to win the FA Cup and FA Community Shield in 2016. And during his time with Estudiantes La Plata, he helped them to win the Copa Libertadores in 2009 and Argentine Primera División in 2010.

So, here goes our exclusive list of the best football left-backs in the world right now. We hope you liked this list. And, don’t forget to send us your opinion about this list in the comment box below.

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