FIFA 2018 is turning out to be an extremely exciting tournament for the viewers. Those thrill filling goals definitely channel a new craze among the fans. However, the efforts of the defenders should not be overlooked. It is them who kept their goal post secured. All in all, they also score sometimes. Today we have brought you some of the best defenders of FIFA 2018 tournament.
1. Kalidou Koulibaly – Senegal
The 27-year-old, Kalidou plays as a defender in Seria A league club Napoli. Standing over six feet and five inches tall, he is a giant figure that freaks out any attacker. Moreover, he got great defending skills.
2. Mats Hummels – Germany
Mats Hummels plays for the professional football club Bayern Munich. The German defender is one of the best at what he does.
3. Jan Vertonghen – Belgium
Jan predominantly plays at the central defense position. The 31-year-old Belgium defender also plays for the English Premier League Club, Tottenham Hotspur.
4. Thiago Silva – Brazil
The 33-year-old defender is the captain of Brazil’s national team. Moreover, he is also in the defending squad of professional club PSG (Paris Saint-German). Even the top class strikers have a tough time dribbling him.
5. Samuel Umtiti – France
The 24-year-old Samuel plays as a center back for FC Barcelona and the national team of France. Even the top strikers have trouble passing this ultimate defender.