It is interesting to know who are the 10 best defenders in Milan in the 21st century. It is only about the players that have played in the last 20 years, their titles, and results.

 

10. Alessio Romagnol

 

Came: From Rome, for 25 million euros

Years: 2015 – present

Result: 181 matches, 7 goals

Titles: Italian SuperCup

 

9. Marek Jankulovski

 

Came: from Udinese, for € 8.5 million

Years: 2005-2011

Result: 153 matches, 6 goals

Titles: Scudetto, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup

8. Kakha Kaladze

 

Came: from Dynamo Kyiv, for 16 million euros

Years: 2001-2010

Result: 284 matches, 13 goals

Titles: Scudetto, Copa Italy, Italian Super Cup, 2 Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, Champions League finalist

7. Thiago Silva

 

Came from: Fluminense, for 10 million euros

Years: 2009-2012

Result: 119 matches, 6 goals

Titles: Scudetto, Super Italian, 2-time Serie A team member, 2-time UEFA team member

 

6. Gianluca Zambrotta

 

Came: from Barcelona, for 10.5 million euros

Years: 2008-2012

Result: 107 matches, 2 goals

Titles: Scudetto, Italian SuperCup

 

5. Jaap Stam

 

Came: from Lazio, for 10.5 million euros

Years: 2004-2006

The result: 65 matches, 2 goals

Titles: Italian Super Cup, Champions League Finalist, FIFA Team of the Year

 

4. Alessandro Costacurta

 

Came: from the Milan Academy

Years (21st Century): 2001-2007

Result: 169 matches, 1 goal

Titles: Scudetto, Copa Italy, Italian Super Cup, 2 Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Champions League finalist, Gaetano Shirea Award

 

3. Marcos Cafu

 

Came: From Rome, for free

Years: 2003-2008

Result: 166 matches, 4 goals

Titles: 2 UEFA Super Cups, Scudetto, Italian Super Cups, Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, Champions League finalist, 2 times UEFA Team of the Year, FIFA Team of the Year

 

2. Alessandro Nesta

 

Came: from Lazio, for 31 million euros

Years: 2002-2012

Result: 326 matches, 10 goals

Titles: 2 Scudetto, Copa Italy, 2 Italian Super Cups, 2 Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cups, FIFA Club World Cup, Champions League finalist, 2 times Serie A defender, Serie A team member 4 times UEFA Team of the Year, twice FIFA Team of the Year

1. Paolo Maldini

 

Came: from the Milan Academy

Years (21st Century): 2001-2009

Result: 287 matches, 8 goals

Titles: Scudetto, Copa Italy, Italian Super Cup, 2 Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, Champions League Final, Gold Ball Nominee: 3rd Place, European Team Member, Gaetano Shirea Award, FIFA 2 times Team Member, Best Player of the Champions League Final, 2-time UEFA Team of the Year, Serie A Defender of the Year, UEFA Team of the Year Cheese, Giacchino Faketti Award.