Rediff.com  » Sports » Check out the UEFA's Team of the Year...

Check out the UEFA's Team of the Year...

Source: ANI
November 25, 2015 11:31 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

Ronaldo, Messi named in UEFA's Team of the Year shortlist

Lionel Messi

IMAGE: FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, left, and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi and Read Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo have been named in the 40-man shortlist for the UEFA's Team of the Year.

However, European champions Barcelona dominated the list with eight players including Luis Suarez, Neymar, Dani Alves and Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique, Ivan Rakitic featuring in the shortlist.

Ronaldo has been named in the shortlist for the 12th straight time.

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich are the next best represented club, with six players to be included in the list.

Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu is the youngest player to have been named, while goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus is the oldest to make it to the list.

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: ANI

INDIA TOUR OF ENGLAND, 2022

INDIA TOUR OF ENGLAND, 2022