B/R's All-Time Slowest XI

Ryan Bailey@ryanjaybaileyFeatured ColumnistJanuary 8, 2014

In the modern game where fitness, speed and agility are crucial assets in a professional player, it seems unlikely that those lacking pace could make it to the very top.

However, there are a healthy sprinkling of slow footballers in Europe's top leagues, whose skill, physicality and intelligence on the ball compensate for their lack of speed.

Here's B/R's Slowest XI, mainly featuring players from the modern era—but look out for a cameo from a Liverpool '80s legend.

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