UEFA’s Fans’ Team of the Year will see faces of Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Sadio Mane. However, a series of stars from Liverpool will miss out. The Champions League holders’ players – like Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah will get quite a shock. They will get excluded from the best XI, despite their victory in the competition in June.
Jordan Henderson might also share the feeling of being missed out after Frenkie de Jong and Kevin de Bruyne got a place in the midfield. On everyone’s surprise, Robert Lewandowski has included upfront ahead of other players.
Bayern Munich side was completely dismissed by Klopp’s team during the last season, at the round of 16. There is a familiar situation with attacking sports. Ronaldo was included for the 14th time and Messi 11th time. Messi was the top scorer in the Champions League, netting 12 goals and he is the first player to score in 15 successive seasons in the competition. Learn more with soccer 10 tips and predictions.
Messi and Ronaldo – included more than 10 times
In the meantime, Ronaldo’s Juve crashed onto Ajax in the quarter-finals. He did win the Serie A title and also the UEFA Nations League with Portugal. In other places in the team, Liverpool’s players are making the three from four members of the defence. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk and Andy Robertson got votes by more than two millions of people. They all picked the players for the side in the period of six weeks.
Alexander-Arnold and Robertson were crucial components at the full-back throughout Liverpool’s run to Madrid. Van Dijk, on the other hand, was the man of the match in the final game they played against Tottenham. He also won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award and later the Champions League Defender of the Season gong. The Reds have five players in the team altogether and Alisson is the other Liverpool player.
The only other representative from the Premier League is De Bruyne. Manchester City lost to Tottenham during the quarter-finals, however, the Belgian has been in scintillating form so far in this season. He will make the team for the second time. There are also two members of the Ajax side, Matthijs de Light and De Jong who were included. However, they recently transferred to other clubs. Get ready for another game with supabets fixtures.