Being a captain in the Premier League isn’t for everyone. It’s a role that requires plenty of grit and determination, as well as the ability to keep your head when everyone around you is losing theirs.
There have been plenty of brilliant captains in Premier League history, such as Patrick Vieira, Roy Keane and John Terry – but who are the best today?
We won’t be necessarily looking at player quality for this list. A good player doesn’t always make a good captain – instead, we’re looking at leadership skills and mental fortitude for the purposes of this list.