Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva, has named the hardest opponents he has ever confronted in his profession.
In line with 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, stated this on Thursday forward of Chelsea’s Premier League conflict with Leeds United on Saturday.
“The ten strongest and most troublesome 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 instructed Chelsea’s official web site.
“Kylian Mbappe, due to his pace and in addition to his technical high quality.
“Didier Drogba, due to his bodily energy and regardless of being extremely robust, he nonetheless has a variety 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 pressure with highly effective left-foot.
“Zlatan Ibrahimović, he was a black belt in martial arts earlier than he grew to become 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.”