Claude Makelele is probably the only footballer to have a position named after him. TheHardTackle pays tribute to one of football's most selfless characters
The position of a Central Defensive Midfielder in football has undergone a lot of changes over time and is a mandatory position in modern football. Despite being so important, why the players of this ilk do not get the credit they deserve? THeHardTackle analyses the different breeds of a central defensive midfielder and tries to highlight the role they play on the pitch.