There’s a lot of changes in the modern days right-backs and they have given themselves an extra job. As a right-back, you can also play as a winger or as a right midfielder.
Players like Alexander-Arnold, Reece James and Dani Alves can also play as a midfielder or winger, you could see that these players also scored free-kick goals including Hakimi.
We are talking about the best right-backs of all-time and not the present right-backs.
10. Giuseppe Bergomi
Giuseppe Bergomi will remain one of the best ever right-backs in the world. He almost won it all at Inter Milan. Bergomi is a natural born winner and he proved himself in the Italian legend.
He is a club legend and he played more than 700 matches. Giuseppe Bergomi won the Coppa Italia and he also won the UEFA Cup. He gave his all for the team and his performances will never be forgotten.
9. Djalma Santos
The Brazilian legend won the hearts of the fans during the world cup tournament. Brazil couldn’t have done it without Djalma Santos.
He appeared in the final in 1958 and his performance was so good that made him the first choice right-back for the Brazil national team.
Djalma Santos did a great job in the world cup tournament and he is not only a good defender, but a good dribbler also. He plays like a midfielder and he did almost all the jobs.
8. Gianluca Zambrotta
Gianluca Zambrotta might not win it all, but he did his job completely as a player. The Italian right-back is regarded as the best right-back to ever play for the Italy national team.
He caused a lot of problems with his lovely passes into the box. He always finds the right person inside the box.
7. Lilian Thuram
Lilian Thuram is one of the best in the business and he did everyone proud during his era in Italy. The French right-back did extremely well.
The French right-back gave his all to the club and also the France national team. He is a legend and he will remain one of the best ever. Lilian Thuram played for both Parma and Juventus.
Lilian Thuram scored two goals for the France national team and he made 142 appearances.
6. Philipp Lahm
The former German captain won the world cup for his nation in 2014, beating Argentina to win the cup. Philipp Lahm can also play as a left-back or a defensive midfielder.
Philipp Lahm also captain Bayern Munich and he won a lot of trophies with the Bundesliga side. He is one of the best to ever do the business.
5. Gary Neville
The former Manchester United captain is one of the best right-backs to ever play in the premier league. The English defender gave his all during his era.
He won it all at Manchester United and he played against the likes of Lionel Messi, Henry and Didier Drogba.
4. Carlos Alberto
Carlos Alberto also won the world cup with the Brazil national team. He is a man for a big occasion and he is among the best all-time right-backs.
3. Javier Zanetti
The Inter Milan legend is currently the best right-back to ever represent the club. He did really well in the Italian league.
Javier Zanetti played for the Argentina national team and he gave his all for the team. He is a legend and he played more than 800 games for Inter Milan.
The Brazilian right-back was the best during his era. He also won the world cup with the national team. He will remain one of the best ever right-backs of all-time.
1. Dani Alves
Dani Alves is the best right-back of all-time and he also won the most trophies. The Brazilian legend is yet to retire and he is still playing at the highest level.
Dani Alves proved to the world that he can do it again and he has done really well under his former teammates, Xavi Hernandez.
The Brazilian right-back made a move back to Barcelona this winter and he is almost playing for free. He gave his all for the team and he will remain a club legend.