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UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are once again named in UEFA's squad of the season

- Real Madrid contributed eight players to the team, Barcelona represented by Messi alone

- Players from Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Monaco made up the 19 man squad

UEFA has announced it Champions League team of the season which is unsurprisingly dominated by Real Madrid players.

Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4 - 1 in the final which was was Real's 12th in European Cup/Champions League history and was also the third time the Spanish champions have lifted the trophy in the last four years.

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Madrid are Current Champions League holders

Hence the inclusion of the like of Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Isco, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Casemiro, and Cristiano Ronaldo comes as no surprise.

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Dani Carvajal, Modric made the team of the season

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Players from Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Monaco made up the 19 man squad.

Gianluigi Buffon, who lost the third final of his career on Saturday, is named as one of the two goalkeepers, with Atletico's Jan Oblak his understudy.

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Buffon was unlucky to lose a third final

Diego Godin and Leonardo Bonucci are the only two non-Real players to be named in defence, with Juventus' Miralem Pjanic and Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko earning places in the midfield.

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Juventus star Bonucci lines up in defense

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Marcelo is in defense

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Bakayoko is a Chelsea target

The usual suspects Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Antoine Griezmann are in attack alongside Monaco prodigy Kylian Mbappe.

UEFA names its Champions League team of the season

Messi and Ronaldo are included in attack

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