Centre-back: Carles Puyol

Could Barcelona have won three Champions League trophies since 2000 without the rock-solid and inspirational Carles Puyol at the heart of their defence?

We can only speculate on that one; however, it’s impossible to overstate the importance of Puyol to the Barcelona sides of Rijkaard, Guardiola, Vilanova and Martino.

The Spaniard is a true warrior who will be sorely missed by Barcelona from next season onwards.

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