Team of the Year is announced

Team of the Year is announced

Kane finished previous year as the top scorer across Europe's top-five leagues, scoring an incredible 56 goals in all competitions for club and country, two more than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

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

Interestingly, Ronaldo was the only player to make it to the team from the top 10 most expensive players of all time.

The team also included three players from the Juventus team who lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid.

De Gea was one of Manchester United's most important players as they claimed two trophies in 2017, including the Europa League.

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The 4-4-2 formation team has a magnificent backline comprising of Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Giorgio Chiellini and Dani Alves.

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.

The defence is completed by Dani Alves, who received 42.7%, and Giorgio Chiellini with 37.1%.

39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon extends his record as the oldest ever player to make the team.

The country that cast the most votes for the team was India, with around 8 percent of the total votes, followed by Poland and Turkey with around 5 percent each.

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