20 Top Goal-Scoring Defenders in World Football

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20 Top Goal-Scoring Defenders in World Football
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The root word in defenders is defend; and in football, defend means protecting one's goal.

But the likes of Daniel Passarella and Ronald Koeman defied these conventions. Even goalkeepers like Jorge Campos and René Higuita attempted to score goals. 

While we all know who the top forwards are, do we know who the top goal-scoring defenders are in world football? 

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