Greatest centre-back duo of all time thread goes viral

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One Twitter user decided to rank the best centre-back partnerships in history. It’s sparked huge debate.

You check out the thread for yourself below:

Their full ranking:

12. Kolo Toure & Sol Campbell

11. Mats Hummels & Neven Subotic

10. Diego Godin & Miranda

9. Thiago Silva & Marquinhos

8. Nemanja Vidic & Rio Ferdinand

7. Franz Beckenbauer & Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck

6. Marcel Desailly & Laurent Blanc

5. John Terry & Ricardo Carvalho

4. Sergio Ramos & Raphael Varane

3. Leonardo Bonnuci & Giorgio Chiellini

2. Paolo Maldini & Alessandro Nesta

1. Carles Puyol & Gerard Pique


Fans reacted to the post.

One commented, ‘No Ramos Pepe wtf.’

Another added, ‘ Gerard Pique is terrible, you might as well have just put Puyol by himself.’

A third said, ‘Brazil 1994 – Marcio Santos & Aldair.’

A fourth replied, ‘Walter Samuel x Lucio.’


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