Eden Hazard voted into UEFA Fan's Team of the Year

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in UEFA's team of the year

Five of Los Blancos' superstars were voted into the team, along with a couple of big names from Juventus, one PSG ace and a familiar face from Barcelona. Players from the Spanish league dominated the team with five Champions League winning Real Madrid players finding mentions. His Madrid teammate Marcelo was the second most selected player with 70% votes.

Gianluigi Buffon was voted as the preferred goalkeeper, receiving 41.8% of the votes in his position.

The team's central midfielders included two more Real Madrid players, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.

De Bruyne's sparkling performance for Manchester City earned him a place in the team for the first time.

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid): 43.3%.

There is also a place for Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the calendar year team from UEFA
There is also a place for Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the calendar year team from UEFA

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 55.7%.

A total 8,779,639 votes were recorded to rake up Messi for the 9th time straight in 10 years and Ronaldo for record 11th straight time. At 39-years of age, Buffon became the oldest to grace the UEFA team of the year.

Instead, Eden Hazard of Chelsea is the third member of an attacking trident in a team dominated by Real Madrid stars after Zinedine Zidane's men retained the Champions League and beat Barca to winning LaLiga a year ago.

Nearly 8.8million fans voted in this year's poll to pick the UEFA Team of the Year, and the governing body has revealed some shock results. Despite not participating in last year's Champions League, Hazard racked up three goals and two assists in six group matches at the tail end of 2017.

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