Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Included in European team of the season.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been named in the European team of the season for 2019/20 after an outstanding performance for their respective clubs.
The list was compiled by popular football statistics site whoscored.com. In one the most extended season in Europe amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe’s top five leagues were able to conclude the season except the French league 1 that was suspended.
Barcelona Superstar, Messi finished head and shoulders above others with 8.71 ratings, while Cristiano Ronaldo earned 7.82 ratings after helping Juventus secure their ninth successive scudetto title.
Ronaldo finished the season third on Europe’s top scorer with 31 goals behind Bayern Robert Lewandowski 34 goals and Lazio Ciro Immobile who recorded 36 goals in the Serie A.
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Argentine International, on the other hand, broke the record for the most number of assists 21 in a season, formerly held by Xavi Hernandez.
Below is the Full List of European team of the season
1. Goalkeeper: Jesse Joronen (Brescia) – 7.01 rating
2. Right-back: Ricardo Pereira (Leicester) – 7.50 rating
3. Centre-back: Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – 7.32 rating
4. Centre-back: James Tarkowski (Burnley) – 7.19 rating
5. Left-back: Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich) – 7.52 rating
6. Right midfield: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 8.71 rating
7. Central midfield: Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) – 7.64 rating
8. Central midfield: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – 7.97 rating
9. Left midfield: Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 7.82 rating
10. Striker: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 8.13 rating
11. Striker: Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) – 7.60 rating