Ronaldo Snubbed As Messi, Lewandowski, Sterling Make UCL Squad Of The Season
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo was overlooked in the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League squad of the Season as Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Raheem Sterling, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe made the cut.
The 23-man squad was chosen by UEFA’s Technical Observers and published on their official website on Friday.
Ronaldo and Juventus were knocked out by Lyon in the round of 16 on away goals rules.
Ronaldo scored Juve’s two goals in their 2-1 home win but crashed out after losing the first-leg 1-0.
Messi alongside his Barcelona teammates were humiliated 8-2 by Bayern Munich.
Other players who were in the squad are Manuel Neuer, Alphonso Davies, Virgil van Dijk, Jan Oblak and David Alaba.
Also included are Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Muller, Thiago Alcantara, Kevin de Bruyne and Marquinhos.
Bayern Munich were crowned winners of this season’s UEFA Champions League after beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final.
It was their first Champions League title since 2013 and a sixth in their history.
Also, the Bavarians are now the second European club to win the treble twice after Barcelona.
UEFA Champions League squad of the Season:
Manuel Neuer (Bayern)
Jan Oblak (Atlético)
Anthony Lopes (Lyon)
Alphonso Davies (Bayern)
Joshua Kimmich (Bayern)
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Dayot Upamecano (Leipzig)
David Alaba (Bayern)
Kevin De Bruyne (Man. City)
Houssem Aouar (Lyon)
Leon Goretzka (Bayern)
Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig)
Alejandro Gómez (Atalanta)
Thomas Müller (Bayern)
Serge Gnabry (Bayern)
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern)
Kylian Mbappé (Paris)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Raheem Sterling (Man. City)
By James Agberebi
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