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UEFA’s Champions League Team of the Season Leaves Fans Divided
- UEFA announced this season's Champions League Team of the Year after the final of the tournament in Istanbul
- Manchester City clashed against Inter Milan in the cracker, with the Premier League giants securing the title
- The team of the year was dominated by City stars, with seven of the 11 players drawn from the English side
Fans have been left disappointed following the choice of this season's UEFA Champions League Team of the Year after several top stars missed out on a spot.
The team is dominated by Manchester City stars, with seven of them making the starting XI.
The Premier League giants secured the coveted European title for the first time in their history on Saturday night. June 10, after stunning Inter Milan 1-0 in the final.
According to Sky Sports, Rodri's second-half strike was the only difference in the match as City ended their long wait for the prestigious crown.
City's triumph in the competition also saw them complete a historic treble, having initially won the Premier League and FA Cup titles.
Champions League Team of the Season
Sportbible reports that as is the tradition, UEFA unveiled the Champions League Team of the Season shortly after the final, as selected by their Technical Observer panel.
The panel settled for a 4-3-3 formation, with City stars dominating the squad.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois beat Ederson to the No.1 spot, with Inter's Alessandro Bastoni and Ruben Dias picked in the heart of defence.
Kyle Walker and Federico Dimarco were drafted in either flank of the back four, with the trio of John Stones, and Kevin De Bruyne making the midfield selection.
Erling Haaland's 12 goals in the competition earned him a spot in attack alongside Bernado Silva and Real Madrid ace Vinicius Jr.
However, fans were less than impressed with the team selection.
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"Why is Courtois the GK instead of Andre Onana?"
"Who invited Courtois over Emerson and Onana?"
"Stones as midfielder !! What a joke."
Inside Man City's celebrations
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester City stars were on cloud nine as they celebrated their Champions League triumph on Saturday night.
Jack Grealish led the celebrations, which spilt over a nightclub, with the Englishman spotted downing a few cans of booze.
On his part, Erling Haaland toasted his fine season with a cigar, with Kevin De Bruyne, who hobbled off with an injury in the first half, joining his teammates for celebration.