10. Carles Puyol (Barcelona) 18 years
Started in: 1996 – 2014
Total years: 15
Top Honors: UEFA Champions League, Spanish League Title, FIFA World Cup
Don’t go by the looks of his, as Carles Puyol is a highly intelligent and gentleman of a defender. Making more than 480 appearances for the club, Puyol had remained as a commanding figure in the Barcelona’s dressing room since a long time. His partnership along with Gerrard Pique in the 2010 FIFA World Cup ensured that the team achieved the most number of clean sheets (5). He also scored a goal in the world cup. He comes at the 10th spot in our countdown.