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Its time for the UEFA Team of the Year 2020

The European football governing body had revealed a set of nominees for both the Men and the Women Team of the Year. Also, the English Premier League has the joint-most representatives on the shortlist with 15 out of the 50 names.

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Last updated: 30.12.2020
Its time for the UEFA Team of the Year 2020 | Sports Social Blog

The European football's governing body had revealed a set of nominees for both the Men’s and the Women’s Team of the Year. It’s one of the most awaited of all teams published every year. The 2020 Women's Champions League winner Olympique Lyonnais dominated with 13 players, while the 2020 Men's Champions League title owner Bayern Munich were represented with 10 nominees. 

Also, the English Premier League has the joint-most representatives on the shortlist with 15 out of the 50 names.


In the Men’s category:


Goalkeepers: Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Anthony Lopes (Olympique Lyonnais), Keylor Navas (Paris Saint-Germain), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid)

 

Defenders: David Alaba (Bayern Munich), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Angelino (Leipzig), Juan Bernat (Paris Saint-Germain), Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich), Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus), Stefan de Vrij (Inter), Hans Hateboer (Atalanta), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Andy Robertson (Liverpool), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Dayot Upamecano (Leipzig), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)

 

Midfielders: Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich), Houssem Aouar (Olympique Lyonnais), Ever Banega (Sevilla/El-Sebab), Nicolo Barella (Inter), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta), Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich), Kai Havertz (Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Josip Ilicic (Atalanta), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig)

 

Forwards: Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), Romelu Lukaku (Inter), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), Muhammed Salah (Liverpool), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

Some key stats for the men’s team read that Cristiano Ronaldo is being nominated for the 17th year running! He has featured in 14 teams, including each of the last 13. Just behind is Lionel Messi who is being nominated for the 15th time and is looking to make the team for the 11th occasion. Sergio Ramos and Robert Lewandowski are on the shortlist for a ninth time.

 

In the Women’s category:


Goalkeepers: Sarah Bouhaddi (Olympique Lyonnais), Christiane Endler (Paris Saint-Germain), Hedvig Lindahl (Wolfsburg/Atletico Madrid), Sandra Panos (Barcelona), Sari van Veenendaal (Atletico Madrid/PSV)

 

Defenders: Lucy Bronze (Manchester City), Kadeisha Buchanan (Olympique Lyonnais), Paulina Dudek (Paris Saint-Germain), Kathrin Hendrich (Bayern Munich/Wolfsburg), Magdelena Eriksson (Chelsea), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Dominique Janssen (Wolfsburg), Sakina Karchaoui (Montpellier/Olympique Lyonnais), Mapi Leon (Barcelona), Maren Mjelde (Chelsea), Lena Oberdorf (Essen/Wolfsburg), Irene Paredes (Paris Saint-Germain), Wendie Renard (Olympique Lyonnais), Marta Torrejon (Barcelona), Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

 

Midfielders: T Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea), Danielle van de Donk (Arsenal), Ingrid Engen (Wolfsburg), Sara Bjork Gunnarsdottir (Wolfsburg/Olympique Lyon), Kheira Hamraoui (Barcelona), Amandine Henry (Olympique Lyonnais), Svenja Huth (Wolfsburg), Ji So-yun (Chelsea), Saki Kumagai (Chelsea), Kim Little (Arsenal), Lina Magull (Bayern Munich), Amel Majri (Olympique Lyonnais), Dzsenifer Marozsan (Olympique Lyonnais), Alex Popp (Wolfsburg), Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)

 

Forwards: Delphine Cascarino (Olympique Lyonnais), Kadidiatou Diani (Paris Saint-Germain), Beth England (Chelsea), Cristiana Girelli (Juventus), Caroline Graham Hansen (Barcelona), Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg/Chelsea), Jenni Hermoso (Barcelona), Marie-Antoinette Katoto (Paris Saint-Germain), Eugenie Le Sommer (Olympique Lyonnais), Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal), Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona), Ewa Pajor (Wolfsburg), Nikita Parris (Olympique Lyonnais), Fridolina Rolfö (Wolfsburg), Jill Roord (Arsenal)

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