Defender with most goals in one season from 2000 to today
Football is a team sport and the goals from defenders are crucials. A lot of times a defender scored a goal with an header from a free kick or a corner kick. But who is the defender with most goals in one season?
Check the top 10 from 2000 to today, and surprise, Sergio Ramos is not in the first position
10. Salvatore Fresi – 8 goals (2001/02)
The Italian defender scored 8 goals with Bologna in the season 2001/2002. He is remembered with the jerseys of Napoli, Inter and Juventus
9. Joleon Lescott – 8 goals (2007/08)
Joleon Lescott, scored 9 goals in the season 2007/08, with the jersey of Everton. He played also with Manchester City, West Brom, Aston Villa, Wolves and Sunderland
8. Maurizio Domizzi – 8 goals (2007/2008)
Another Italian in this ranking, with 8 goals, scored with Napoli in the season 2007/2008. He was a penalty taker too. Domizzi played with Udinese, Brescia, Sampdoria and Venezia
7. Roel Brouwers – 8 goals (2009/10)
The Dutch defender, scored with Borussia Monchengladbach 8 goals in the season 2009/10
6. Martin Hinteregger – 8 goals (2019/20)
In this season the defender of the Eintracht Frankfurt scored 8 goals. Not bad.
5. Daniel van Buyten – 8 goals (2002/03)
Another defender with 8 goals, scored with Olympique Marseille in France.
4. Ezequiel Garay – 9 goals (2006/07)
In his second year in Spain, the Argentinian scored 9 goals with Racing Santander. He also played for Real Madrid, Benfica, Zenit Saint Petersburg and Valencia
3. Marco Materazzi – 10 goals (2006/2007)
The year after the World Cup (where he scored the goal in the final), the Italian defender scored 10 goals with Inter
2. Sergio Ramos – 11 goals (2019/20)
In this season the captain of Real Madrid scored 11 goals, some with penalties. But not enough to be the first one.1. Marco Materazzi – 12 goal (2000/2001)
The defender with most goals in one season is Marco Materazzi. Before becoming a legend of Inter he played for Perugia, where he scored 12 goals in the season 2000/2001