European Team of the Year 2019 edition of fans’ choice finally officially released by UEFA as the highest body of football in the Blue Continent. The list was again filled by two familiar names, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. And the successful Liverpool players dominated the list.
In the voting system this time, the right people to cast their votes are fans all over the world. Voting was held for more than a month. Then, on Wednesday (16/01), UEFA released the results of the voting. There are 11 players who get the highest votes in each position directly inhabiting the composition of the best European teams in 2019.
Liverpool, who won three International titles in 2019 yesterday including the European Champions League, successfully dominated the composition of this team. In total there are five of their players who penetrated the best European team in 2019. Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi was also included in this list, also with his eternal rival, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Below is the list of 11 best players in the 2019 UEFA European team:
Alisson (Liverpool FC & Brazil)
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool FC & United Kingdom)
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool FC & Netherlands)
Matthijs de Ligt (AFC Ajax / Juventus & the Netherlands)
Andy Robertson (Liverpool FC & Scotland)
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City FC & Belgium)
Frenkie de Jong (AFC Ajax / FC Barcelona & the Netherlands)
Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona & Argentina)
Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern Munich & Poland)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus & Portugal)
Sadio Mane (Liverpool FC & Senegal)
As for Cristiano Ronaldo himself this is the 14th time he entered the ranks of the best European teams. While Lionel Messi has just entered the list 11 times, still losing to the Portuguese mega star. But of course there is still time for Messi to match and even surpass the Juventus Star record.
Players such as Alexander-Arnold, De Ligt, Frenkie De Jong and Robert Lewandowski were among the first to enter the ranks of Europe’s best teams. While the Dutch defender, Matthijs De Ligt is listed as the youngest, 19 years.