TEAM OF 2013
Ronaldo the only Liga player in La Gazzetta’s XI of 2013
The Italian newspaper leaves Messi out of their team of the year.
Leo Messi isn’t among the best players of 2013 according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, which has left the Argentinian out of their team of the year. The only player from Spain’s Liga to make the XI is Cristiano Ronaldo, and there isn’t a single Spaniard in the side.
La Gazzetta looked to Germany for the majority of the team, with five from Bayern and three from Dortmund.
La Gazzetta’s XI of 2013:
Keeper: Neuer (Bayern Munich)
Defensas: Lahm (Bayern Munich), Subotic (Borussia Dortmund), Thiago Silva (PSG), Alaba (Bayern Munich)
Centrocampistas: Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Gündogan (Borussia Dortmund), Hazard (Chelsea), Ribéry (Bayern Munich)
Delanteros: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund)