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Eden Hazard voted into UEFA Fan's Team of the Year

Eden Hazard voted into UEFA Fan's Team of the Year

Barcelona talisman Leo Messi along with his fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo has been tipped to lead the team with Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne forming a bolstering midfield. Over 8.8 million fans voted in the UEFA public polls to select the eleven outstanding players who impressed throughout a year ago.

Fellow Belgian Kevin De Bruyne is the only other Premier League representative in the side while Gianluigi Buffon, the oldest ever player to make the team at 39, has received his fifth selection.

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And while there have been disappointments for both club and country in 2017, Gianluigi Buffon will be happy to have been selected between the sticks.

Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric join Ronaldo in the team, while Messi is the only Barcelona player to feature.




Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid): 73.7%.

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, European champions Real Madrid dominated the UEFA Team of the Year shortlist with 11 nominees, as the Premier League continued to lag behind their Spanish rivals.

UEFA's official website announced the group, assembled in a fantasy Team of the Year, drawing on 8.8 million votes from fans worldwide.

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