Centre-back: John Terry

The Premier League's best central defender of the 21st Century deserves his place in this World XI.

John Terry, the long-serving Chelsea captain, continues to divide opinion on account of his off-field behaviour; but, on the pitch, the former England skipper has been a fantastic, talismanic leader.

As well as the multiple trophies he has won over the last 14 years with Chelsea, Terry has also been named in the UEFA Team of the Year on four occasions.

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