Who is the best defender?

Great goals are of course the icing on the cake in any football match, so attacking players often take the plaudits among fans. But in order for the strikers to be able to express themselves in attack, they must be able to rely on a stable defence.

Defenders may be somewhat less popular than their colleagues in other positions, but they are undoubtedly an integral part of any team's success. For that reason, we would like to know who you think is the best defender in EA SPORTS™ FIFA 11 and why?

Do you prefer the more traditional centre-backs like Carles Puyol and John Terry? Or rather the more skilful alternatives such as Ashley Cole and Philipp Lahm? Use the 'Add your comment' section below to discuss your views with other FIWC gamers!

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