Is Paolo Maldini the best defender?

Is Paolo Maldini the best defender?

“Maldini was the best and toughest defender I ever faced. He had everything: he was a complete defender, who was strong, intelligent, and an excellent man-marker.”

Are Paulo and Maldini related?

Daniel Maldini, son of retired defender Paolo Maldini and grandson of former Italy head coach Cesare Maldini, scored his first Serie A goal in AC Milan’s 2-1 win at Spezia on Saturday. Daniel Maldini, son of Paolo Maldini, scored on his first start for his father and grandfather’s club.

Was Maldini a wing back?

Although he played as a left back for most of his career, Maldini was naturally right footed, and began playing for Milan as a right back. He was switched to the left back position by manager Arrigo Sacchi due to the presence of Mauro Tassotti on the right for Milan.

Did Nesta and Maldini play together?

International career At the final tournament, Nesta played in all three group games, playing alongside Paolo Maldini, Fabio Cannavaro, Alessandro Costacurta and Giuseppe Bergomi, helping Italy keep a clean sheet against Cameroon.

Who is better Sergio Ramos or Paolo Maldini?

Real Madrid captain have received a total of 26 red cards while Maldini got only 4 red cards in his career. Talking about yellow cards, Ramos have received an enormous of 226 of them while Maldini got only 90. This might trigger you but he is Maldini who got more trophies in his career (Maldini – 26 and Ramos – 22).

What age is Paolo Maldini?

53 years (June 26, 1968)
Paolo Maldini/Age

How old is Cesare Maldini?

84 years (1932–2016)
Cesare Maldini/Age at death
Death. On 3 April 2016, at the age of 84, Cesare died. In his honour, a minute of silence was held before every league game in Italy that weekend, while Milan players wore black armbands in their match against Atalanta.

Was Maldini a fullback?

Maldini had risen through the ranks at the Rossoneri and was already touted as the next big thing to hit the club. He showed great experience and made the right fullback position in the youth teams his own.

What position did Paolo Maldini play?

Paolo Maldini/Position

Who played with Paolo Maldini?

Paolo Maldini

Played together with: Matches Teams
Alessandro Costacurta Centre-Back 550 3
Franco Baresi Sweeper 451 2
Demetrio Albertini Defensive Midfield 393 2
Roberto Donadoni Right Midfield 372 2

Is Puyol better than Ramos?

Carles Puyol scored a total of 25 goals in his sports career (22 with Futbol Club Barcelona and 3 with the National Team), while Sergio Ramos is already over 100 with Real Madrid and is among the top scorers of the national team.