Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva, has named the hardest opponents he has ever confronted in his profession.
In response to Silva, Angel Di Maria, Kylian Mbappe, Didier Drogba, Roberto Firmino, Romario, Adriano, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the ten strongest footballers he has performed in opposition to.
The 36-year-old, who has additionally performed for Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan, mentioned this on Thursday forward of Chelsea’s Premier League conflict with Leeds United on Saturday.
“The ten strongest and most tough gamers that I had the possibility to play in opposition to are Di Maria, due to his technical high quality and his unbelievable left foot,” Silva advised Chelsea’s official web site.
“Kylian Mbappe, due to his velocity and in addition to his technical high quality.
“Didier Drogba, due to his bodily energy and regardless of being extremely sturdy, he nonetheless has plenty of technical ability.
“Firmino, he’s very clever in his motion that leaves defenders a bit misplaced. Romario, due to his intelligence within the field.
“Adriano, like Drogba, is an unbelievable bodily drive with highly effective left-foot.
“Zlatan Ibrahimović, he was a black belt in martial arts earlier than he turned a footballer.
“Neymar, as a result of he has class, magic and intelligence.
“Cristiano Ronaldo, due to his professionalism and dedication.
“Messi as a result of he has unbelievable high quality and a God-given present.”