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PSG: eight Parisian players named for the UEFA team of the year


Of the fifty players selected by UEFA to appear in the eleven of the year 2020, seven Parisians have their chance, eight including Thi

UEFA unveiled on Tuesday a list of fifty players selected to appear in the typical team of the year 2020. Seven Parisians of the current squad are included: Keylor Navas, Presnel Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Juan Bernat, Kylian Mbappé, Angel Di Maria and Neymar.

Thiago Silva, who left for Chelsea after the Champions League final, was also selected which allows to consider that eight Parisians have been selected.

The most represented club naturally remains the German and European champion: Bayern Munich has ten players if we include Thiago Alcantara who left for Liverpool.

This list was drawn up by journalists and UEFA correspondents.

com "on the basis of the national and international performances of the players, as well as their performances in European club competitions".

It is now up to Internet users to vote to compose their eleven ideal, a vote which, specifies the authority, will be "weighted by the panel of its technical observers".

Ronaldo, Messi, Lewandowski named

Five French players are on the list in total, including Kingsley Coman, the goalscorer in the Champions League final against Pari s.

They are six Germans.

In its statistics, UEFA underlines that Cristiano Ronaldo is nominated for the seventeenth consecutive year, after having been part of the last 13.

Lionel Messi, meanwhile, is nominated for the fifteenth time and could be elected for the eleventh time.

Sergio Ramos and Robert Lewandowski are on the nominee list for the ninth time.

In September, UEFA unveiled the finalists for its player of the year trophy, the most prestigious on the continent behind the France Football Ballon d'Or.

Neymar was 4th, Mbappé 7th.

Robert Lewandowski had finally won.

The Ballon d'Or will not be awarded this year due to the impact of the pandemic on the 2019-2020 season.

Source: leparis

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