Thursday, January 13, 2011

Uefa team of the year 2001

The Uefa website has started posting team of the year going back a decade. They revisited year 2001 in an article few days ago and two Valencia players from that year found themselves on it.
"Two of the UEFA Champions League losing finalists also made the cut, receiving the largest proportion of votes for any position: Valencia CF goalkeeper Santiago Cañizares and left midfielder Kily González."

Here is the full list: users' Team of the Year 2001
GK: Santiago Cañizares (Valencia CF & Spain)
RB: Cosmin Contra (Deportivo Alavés/AC Milan & Romania)
CB: Sami Hyypiä (Liverpool FC & Finland)
CB: Patrik Andersson (FC Bayern München/FC Barcelona & Sweden)
LB: Bixente Lizarazu (FC Bayern München & France)
RM: David Beckham (Manchester United FC & England)
CM: Patrick Vieira (Arsenal FC & France)
AM: Zinédine Zidane (Juventus/Real Madrid CF & France)
LM: Kily González (Valencia CF & Argentina)
FW: Thierry Henry (Arsenal FC & France)
FW: David Trezeguet (Juventus & France)
Coach: Gérard Houllier (Liverpool FC)