UEFA chose “The Ideal Team of the Century”

A few days before the “Ideal Team of 2017” was announced, the European football headquarters published on its official site the perfect collection from the beginning of the century. It is made up of players who have fallen into the “UEFA Ideal Team” for the past 16 years.

In this eleven, there are six Spaniards, five Barcelona players and three Real Madrid players.

Here is the selection itself:

Goalkeeper: Iker Casiyas (Real, Porto, Spain) – 6 times part of the Ideal Team (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012)

Defenders:

Carles Puyol (Barcelona and Spain) – 6 times (2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Philippe Laam (Bayern M√ľnchen and Germany) – 5 times (2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Sergio Ramos (Real and Spain) – 6 times (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016)
Gerard Picke (Barcelona and Spain) – 5 times (2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016)

Midfielders:

Chavez Hernandez (Barcelona and Spain): – 5 times (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012)
Andres Iniesta (Barcelona and Spain) – 6 times (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016)
Steven Gerrard (Liverpool and England) – 3 times (2005, 2006 and 2007)

Attackers:

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid and Portugal) – 11 times (2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona and Argentina) – 8 times (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016)
Thierry Henry (Arsenal and France) – 5 times (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006)