Cristian Zapata

Cristian Zapata

Cristian Zapata - Credit: Archant

The 6ft 2in centre-back is an imposing figure at the heart of his club and country’s backline.

While he plies his trade in Serie A for AC Milan, he is equally – if not more important – for Colombia.

Manchester United were said to be interested in the powerful defender around January time but he seems happy at the San Siro.

And despite a difficult term for the Rossoneri, Zapata has been a standout player.

• Country: Colombia

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• Position: Defender

• Age: 27

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• Current club: AC Milan

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