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Xavi Names Euro 2008 Best Player

Xavi Names Euro 2008 Best Player

The UEFA technical committee for Euro 2008 has named its 23-man squad of the tournament. In addition, Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has been named as the best player of the tournament.

The FC Barcelona midfielder was named as the Castrol Player of the Tournament. Manchester United midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo, who had a disappointing Euro 2008 with Portugal, was not even named in the 23-man team of the tournament.

Here is the Euro 2008 best team compilation:

Goalkeepers
Gianluigi Buffon (Italy)
Iker Casillas (Spain)
Edwin van der Sar (Netherlands)

Defenders
José Bosinga (Portugal)
Philipp Lahm (Germany)
Carlos Marchena (Spain)
Pepé (Portugal)
Carles Puyol (Spain)
Yury Zhirkov (Russia)

Midfielders
Hamit Altintop (Turkey)
Luka Modrić (Croatia)
Marcos Senna (Spain)
Xavi Hernández (Spain)
Konstantin Zyryanov (Russia)

Midfielders – Middle-to-Front
Michael Ballack (Germany)
Cesc Fàbregas (Spain)
Andrés Iniesta (Spain)
Lukas Podolski (Germany)
Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands)

Attackers
Andrey Arshavin (Russia)
Roman Pavlyuchenko (Russia)
Fernando Torres (Spain)
David Villa (Spain)