It’s that time of the year when soccer fans around the world start getting very excited. The UEFA Team of the Year is going to be announced shortly and it’s all time Super XI.
If you are a soccer follower then you’ve probably already worked out who is in the team or at least, who should be in the team.
UEFA TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017
UEFA sorted a list for the Ultimate Team of the Year: The All-Time XI considering the number of times a player featured in the Team of the Year.
Consequently, the players in the UEFA Team of the Year are lead by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. If you take a look at the official UEFA website, you will see all time XI has, in fact, been released online. All the names one would expect are there including Arsenal’s Thierry Henry and Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard.
Iker Casillas, who is the former Real Madrid custodian, has been named as the UEFA Team of the Year’s goalkeeper. And Barcelona’s Xavi Hernández and Andres Iniesta are a strong midfield, with Sergio Ramos, Carles Puyol, Philipp Lahm and Gerard Pique as an impressive defence.
The Team of the Year is a football award that is given by UEFA. They conduct a poll on their official website, with fans from around the world voting for their favourite players. The ‘Game’ began in 2011 and has proved to be extremely popular with people from all over the world participating.
The UEFA Team of the Year poll is one of the largest in the world. Each person can vote for who they think should be in the team of 11, together with a coach. Each year, fans wait with great excitement for the UEFA team to be announced.
Who would you include in your team? Ronaldo and Messi have both made the most appearances, with Jose Mourinho and Alex Ferguson being the most successful team coaches.
Check out the UEFA site, don’t forget to enter the poll next year and keep enjoying UEFA football!