Barcelona icon Xavi wore the quantity six for 14 years along with his boyhood membership as he captained the membership to their second treble within the 2014/15 season.
P.S. This would be the solely ‘honourable point out’ on this article, but it surely was extremely robust leaving out the quantity 5 shirt worn by the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Franz Beckenbauer, Carles Puyol… while scripting this I am feeling remorse, nonetheless I am sticking to my weapons.
Now, quantity eight is the variety of elite midfield gamers, whether or not they be playmakers, box-to-box gamers, or an all-action, do-everything midfielder.
As a Liverpool fan, it will be disgustingly disgraceful if I did not point out Mr. Liverpool himself; Steven Gerrard first alongside his former England teammate and the Premier League’s highest-scoring midfielder ever, Frank Lampard.
Each gamers epitomised what it meant to be attacking quantity eight’s in soccer and set a normal for the subsequent era.