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Blog - ESPN FC United

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Vote for the all-time greatest captain

ESPN FC's Raphael Honigstein revisits the illustrious career of Franz Beckenbauer and the leadership role he played both on and off the pitch.

Who is the greatest captain of all time? Over the last fortnight, ESPN FC has revealed its 10-man shortlist of the finest skippers to have graced the game.

Now, we're after your vote to decide the winner -- to help you choose, revisit the player profiles below. The result will be revealed on Sept. 1.

- SportsNation POLL: Rank your 10 all-time greatest captains

Tony Adams: The resilient winner

- Franco Baresi: The comeback captain

Franz Beckenbauer: The effortless master

Francisco Gento: The selfless skipper

Steven Gerrard: The rare captain

Roy Keane: The fearless force

Bobby Moore: The natural leader

Carles Puyol: The inspiring leader

Obdulio Varela: The wise champion

Dino Zoff: The quiet genius


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