Messi, Griezmann, Ronaldo headline UEFA team of the year

Messi, Griezmann, Ronaldo headline UEFA team of the year

UEFA has announced its 2016 team of the year which includes eight La Liga stars, two Italian Serie A stars and one Bundesliga stars.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus stars dominated the list as no Premier League player was included.

UEFA took into consideration players who were prominent in their league campaigns, UEFA Champions League and Euro 2016.

Real Madrid won the 2016 Champions League final against Atletico Madrid while Portugal defeated France in Euro 2016 final.

Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon is the goalkeeper and is joined by club and international teammate Leandro Bonucci.

Jerome Boateng of Germany and Bayern Munich also lines us in defence alongside Gerard Pique of Barcelona and Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid.

Real Madrid's Toni Kroos and Luca Modric line up in midfield alongside BArcelona's Andres Iniesta.

The forward line wouldn't be complete without usual suspects Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who are joined by Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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