The most important figure in a football team is its captain.
The skipper acts as a leader on the field, helping to keep his side on track with the manager’s tactics, while also inspiring his team-mates to perform at the highest level.
Over the last 24 years, the Premier League has seen some truly phenomenal captains, men who have taken their teams by the scruff of the neck and guided them to glory.
In that time, Steven Gerrard, Roy Keane and Tony Adams, to name but a few, have had legendary stints with the armband wrapped around their bicep.
But who are the current crop of captains and what have they achieved during their stint so far?
Click the right arrow above to see how we’ve ranked them…