CURRENT CLUB: Juventus (Italy)
Giorgio Chiellini is one of the best defenders in the world and is the leader on the backline for Juventus and the Italian national team. He has been named the Serie A Defender of the Year on three occasions (2008, 2009, 2010).
ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM
Chiellini has registered over 65 caps with the Azzurri and started all three games at the 2010 World Cup. He scored a goal against Brazil at the 2013 Confederations Cup.
After starting his career with Livorno and Fiorentina, Chiellini signed with Juventus in 2005. He has won the last three Serie A titles with the club.