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CB – Tony Adams

Tony Adams
LONDON – MAY 13: Tony Adams of Arsenal in action during The Tony Adams Testimonial match between Arsenal and Celtic played at Highbury, in London on May 13, 2002. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. DIGITAL IMAGE. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s legendary skipper and the man who helped inspire them to 12 trophies during his career.

Adams was a one-club player, who embodied all the beliefs of Arsenal fans. He was especially popular for his crunch tackles in the defence, and his leadership skills on the pitch.

Without a doubt, the 53-year-old is one of the club’s greatest players and has a statue of himself at the Emirates Stadium.