UEFA announce the candidates for the 2013 Team of the Year (not one English player included)
UEFA has announce their candidates for selection for the 2013 team of the year, but the nominees available lack a single Englishman.
A full list of the 40 beat players in Europe, according to UEFA are as follows:
GOALKEEPERS – Petr Cech, Thibaut Courtois, David de Gea, Manuel Neuer
DEFENDERS – David Alaba, Giorgio Chiellini, Dante, Mats Hummels, Branislav Ivanovic, Philipp Lahm, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Filipe Luis, Vincent Kompany, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Thiago Silva
MIDFIELDERS – Gareth Bale, Ilkay Gundogan, Isco, Paul Pogba, Mesut Ozil, Menaja Matic, Blaise Matuidi, Marco Reus, Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Yaya Toure
STRIKERS – Sergio Aguero, Edinson Cavani, Diego Costa, Falcao, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robert Lewandowski, Mario Mandzukic, Jackson Martinez, Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin van Persie