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Submitted by D4u_soccersouls 1028d ago | opinion piece

From Sweeper to Defensive Mid, From Franz Beckenbauer To Andrea Pirlo – The Evolution In Football

Soccersouls - Changing Role of the Position of Sweeper to Defensive Mid

What if Franz Beckenbauer was an active player today? What position would he take on the football pitch? It’s a tough question, but one thing is for sure – in modern professional football, the position that made Beckenbauer a legend – the sweeper – is extinct. So Kaiser Franz would either have to find a new position, or he would be terribly out of space in a modern football tactical formation (Andrea Pirlo, Culture)

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