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Top 5: Greatest captains of the 21st Century

Are Keane & Vieira included? (©GettyImages)
Are Keane & Vieira included? (©GettyImages).

A captain is far more than just a person to wear the armband and to be the first to lift the trophy.

A captain provides the inspiration after the manager has delivered the tactics. The captain is an example that all the other player's should be aspiring to.

Not only does a captain have to be a big personality though, it's also important for them to be one of the best performers on the pitch as well.

Sometimes a good skipper can be the difference between winning and losing; between success and failure.

Here we take a look at some of the most inspirational captains of the 21st century.

Topics:
Ledley King
Patrick Vieira
Roy Keane
Premier League
Patrick Vieira
John Terry
Football

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