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Gerrard makes Euro 2012 squad

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Steven Gerrard has been named in UEFA's 23-man squad of Euro 2012 with Spain's Andres Iniesta named the player of the tournament.

Spain, who beat Italy 4-0 in Sunday's final, have 10 players nominated in the squad.

Apart from the England and Liverpool skipper, the only other Premier League players included are Manchester City's David Silva and Mario Balotelli.

Gerrard was one of England's star players throughout the competition, and recorded an assist in each of Roy Hodgson's side's three group games, as the Three Lions progressed to the quarter-finals, where they lost on penalties to eventual runners-up Italy.
 




UEFA Euro 2012 Team of the Tournament in full:

Goalkeepers: Buffon (Italy), Casillas (Spain), Neuer (Germany)

Defenders: Pique (Spain), Coentrao (Portugal), Lahm (Germany), Pepe (Portugal), Sergio Ramos (Spain), Jordi Alba (Spain)

Midfielders: De Rossi (Italy), Gerrard (England), Xavi (Spain), Iniesta (Spain), Khedira (Germany), Busquets (Spain), Ozil (Germany), Pirlo (Italy), Xabi Alonso (Spain)

Attackers: Balotelli (Italy), Fabregas (Spain), Ronaldo (Portugal), Ibrahimovic (Sweden), Silva (Spain).

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