Ashley Cole Is Only English Player In Uefa’s Team Of The Year

Ollie Irish

20th, January 2011


By Ollie Irish

Meet your Team of the Year for 2010…

Did you spot the only man who plays in the Greatest League In The World? Yes, well played Ashley Cole, not just the only Englishman in an XI dominated by Barcelona and Inter players, but also the only Premier League representative.

The team in full: Iker Casillas, Maicon, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol (c), Ashley Cole, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Wesley Sneijder, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi, David Villa

Uefa nailed this XI. As dream teams go, it’s a frightening prospect, if sorely lacking a ball-winning mifielder (Cambiasso?). You can’t argue too hard against the selection, though I would like to see some love for Lucio.

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