Every fan should be eager to see this. UEFA have unveiled the Champions League best XI from the recently concluded Group Stage, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi missing selection.
To say the group stage thrilled is an understatement. We witnessed some of the finest football in Europe, where some players excelled wonderfully than others.
Two African players made the list after Ajax Amsterdam and Ivory Coast’s Sebastien Haller finished as the top scorer with a fabulous 10 goals, while Liverpool and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah smashed in seven goals in six.
Check out the full team below:
GK – Odysseas Vlachodimos (Benfica)
RCB – Andreas Christensen (Chelsea)
CB – Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica)
LCB – Joao Cancelo (Manchester City)
LM – Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich)
CM – Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig)
CM – Arnaut Danjuma (Villarreal)
RM – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
ST – Sebastien Haller (AFC Ajax)
ST – Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
ST – Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain).
Some huge points in here! 🦾
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) December 14, 2021