View Full Version : UEFA Team of the Year Nominees

Juvenile Junkie
12-06-2011, 01:44 PM
Not to be confused with FIFA's list,but its just about the same.

Uefa has announced the 55 candidates in with a chance to feature in the 2011 Team of the Year.

A maximum of five players have been chosen in each position, as the final line-up will be revealed on January 18, 2012. Fans must vote for a single player in each category.

Unsurprisingly, Barcelona lead the way with eight nominees, which include Victor Valdes, Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano, Eric Abidal, Andres Iniesta, Xavi, Lionel Messi and coach Pep Guardiola - all whom contributed to their league and European success last season.

In addition, young talents such as Borussia Dortmund playmaker Mario Gotze, Basel midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri and Lille attacker Eden Hazard have also been included.

However, Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, who won the Copa del Rey in the previous campaign, and AC Milan's Massimiliano Allegri, who lifted the Serie A title in 2010-11 have been omitted from the candidates.

The 55 players are as follows:


Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)
Edwin van der Sar (Retired)
Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)
Victor Valdes (Barcelona)
Joe Hart (Manchester City)


Dani Alves (Barcelona)
Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)
Christian Maggio (Napoli)
Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Maxi Pereira (Benfica)


Gerard Pique (Barcelona)
Nemanja Vidic (Manchester United)
Thiago Silva (AC Milan)
Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund)
Sergei Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow)
Benedikt Howedes (Schalke)
Javier Mascherano (Barcelona)
Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)
Rolando (Porto)
Adil Rami (Valencia)


Eric Abidal (Barcelona)
Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid)
Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Alvaro Pereira (Porto)
Ashley Cole (Chelsea)

Right midfielders:

Xherdan Shaqiri (Basel)
Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)
Mario Gotze (Borussia Dortmund)
Gervinho (Arsenal)
Nani (Manchester United)

Central midfielders:

Yaya Toure (Manchester City)
Xavi (Barcelona)
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)
Joao Moutinho (Porto)
Luka Modric (Tottenham)

Attacking midfielders:

Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid)
David Silva (Manchester City)
Marek Hamsik (Napoli)
Wesley Sneijder (Inter)

Left wingers:

Gareth Bale (Tottenham)
Eden Hazard (Lille)
Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid)
Juan Mata (Chelsea)
Ashley Young (Manchester United)


Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Hulk (Porto)
Javier Hernandez (Manchester United)
Robin van Persie (Arsenal)
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)
Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich)
Edinson Cavani (Napoli)
Antonio Di Natale (Udinese)

Juvenile Junkie
12-06-2011, 01:46 PM
No Ibrahimovic,No Xabi Alonso,what a joke.

12-06-2011, 03:07 PM
No Heskey? That list is forever incomplete. He nearly had a shot against Man Utd for christ sake!

Steve Austin
12-06-2011, 07:33 PM
Xabi Alonso should be there. I'm just wondering why Aguero is there and Suarez isn't! That is madness!

12-06-2011, 10:08 PM
No Heskey? That list is forever incomplete. He nearly had a shot against Man Utd for christ sake!

don´t worry heskey will shoot the next game and prove why he should be on that list