The same day FIFA released their ten nominees of Puskas Award (Best Goal), Uefa announced their nominees of best eleven from last season. The 40 listed player for the nominee of Uefa best eleven includes five Barcelona players.
The five Barcelona players are Messi, Suarez, Neymar, Iniesta and Pique. While 8 players from Real Madrid made the nomination list.
Here’s the complete nomination list comprising of 40 players;
Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Buffon, Rui Patricio and Oblak.
Defenders: Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Godín, Juanfran, Kimmich, Alderweireld, Pique, Boateng, Bonucci, Guerreiro and Koscielny.
Midfielders: Carrasco, Payet, Kroos, Modric, Iniesta, Pogba, Ramsey, Kanté, Iniesta, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Krychowiak and Allen.
Forwards: Cristiano, Suarez, Bale, Griezmann, Higuaín, Messi, Lewandowski, Aubameyang, Agüero, Neymar, Ibrahimovic and Alexis.