Paolo Maldini is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a left back and central defender for AC Milan and the Italian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders of all time.
When Baggio was the best striker in 93 ,Maldini was the best defender.
When Romario was the best striker in 94, Maldini was the best defender.
And when diamond George Weah was the best striker in 95, Maldini was the best defender.
And when it appeared that Ronaldo was the best striker in 96 and 97, Maldini was the best defender.
When Rivaldo was the best striker in 98, Maldini was the best defender.
In the early 2000s, there was Owen, Batsituta, Trezeguet and many others, but Maldini was the best defender.
The list goes from Maradona, Platini, Ronaldo the Brazilian and others until it reaches Eto'o, Drogba, Crespo, Totti, Torres,Ibrahimovic, Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo etc..but Maldini remains the best defender.
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