Bundesliga players have picked Premier League champion Ruben Dias as the best defender in the world.
This was after the opinion of about 252 Bundesliga players was taken by the German sports magazine, Kicker.
The 252 players who participated in this year’s polls were quizzed on several topics, including who the best defender in world football is.
Dias, a Portugal international who won the Premier League, Champions League and the FA Cup with Manchester City, came out on top.
He scored 24.2% of the votes, with 31.2% being those who chose ‘other’ or not to vote, per sportBIBLE.
Real Madrid’s David Alaba came second with 9.9%, while teammate and Germany international Antonio Rudiger was third with 7.9%, and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk came fourth with 6%.
City are well represented as Dias’ teammates John Stones (5.2%) and Kyle Walker (4%) also made the top 10.