Top 10: One-club footballers
Who are the best one-club footballers currently still playing?
Legends at their clubs because of their loyalty, one-club players are becoming increasingly rare because of the money now involved in football.
Here is a list of the top 10 one-club men - only including those players still at their respective clubs.
10. Victor Valdes | Barcelona
The Spanish keeper is at number 10 on the list as, although he has been loyal to the Catalan giants, he is expected to leave the Nou Camp by next summer.
9. Iker Casillas | Real Madrid
Casillas may not have played much for Real Madrid last year, but he is undoubtedly a legend at the Bernabeu.
8. Steven Gerrard | Liverpool
The loyal midfielder is the only Englishman on the list, even though he was linked with a move away from Anfield several years ago.
7. Igor Akinfeev | CSKA Moscow
The Russian keeper remains, to this day, loyal to CSKA Moscow - and helped them win the league and finish runners-up in the Russian cup last season.
6. Daniele De Rossi | AS Roma
The midfielder is still at Roma but his loyalty may have to soon be questioned if big clubs continue to pursue his signature.
5. Bastian Schweinsteiger | Bayern Munich
The 28-year-old has long been a regular in both the Bayern Munich and Germany midfields.
4. Andres Iniesta | Barcelona
The gifted Iniesta has remained loyal to Barcelona throughout their finest years and scored the winner in the 2010 World Cup final for Spain.
3. Francesco Totti | AS Roma
Yes, he is still playing - and yes, he is still at Roma. He is arguably Roma's greatest ever player.
2. Xaxi | Barcelona
The master of the pass has spent his entire career at Barcelona and is a vital part of their style of football.
1. Carlos Puyol | Barcelona
Yes, Puyol is officially the greatest current one-club man in the world of football. He has lifted many titles and looks set to lift many more before retiring.
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