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UEFA Team of the Year for 2015.

UEFA Team of the Year for 2015

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UEFA’s Team of the Year for 2015 has been revealed and the Ballon d’Or final three - Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo - all feature.

However, Messi and Neymar’s Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez fails to make the XI, despite playing in instrumental role in his side’s treble success last season.

Messi received the most votes - the four-time Ballon d’Or winner was selected by 70 per cent of website users - while Ronaldo features in the Team of the Year for a record-breaking tenth time.

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Not a single player from the Premier League or Ligue 1 features in the Team of the Year, which is dominated by big-name stars from La Liga.

Manuel Neuer and David Alaba from Bayern Munich and Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba are the only players from outside the Spanish top flight to make the final eleven.

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UEFA Team of the Year

Manuel Neuer | Bayern Munich

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David Alaba | Bayern Munich

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Sergio Ramos | Real Madrid

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Gerard Pique | Barcelona

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Dani Alves | Barcelona

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James Rodriguez | Real Madrid

Real Madrid CF v Real Sociedad de Futbol - La Liga

Paul Pogba | Juventus

Carpi FC v Juventus FC - Serie A

Andres Iniesta | Barcelona

Real CD Espanyol v FC Barcelona - La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid

Real Madrid CF v Real Sociedad de Futbol - La Liga

Lionel Messi | Barcelona

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Neymar | Barcelona

FC Barcelona v Real CD Espanyol - Copa del Rey

UEFA Team of the Year stats

Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Bayern München & Germany) – 3rd appearance
Defender: Dani Alves (Barcelona & Brazil) – 4
Defender: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid & Spain) – 5
Defender: Gerard Piqué (Barcelona & Spain) – 4
Defender: David Alaba (Bayern München & Austria) – 3
Midfielder: Paul Pogba (Juventus & France) – debut
Midfielder: Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona & Spain) – 5
Midfielder: James Rodríguez (Real Madrid & Colombia) – debut
Forward: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal) – 10 (record)
Forward: Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina) – 7
Forward: Neymar (Barcelona & Brazil) – debut

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