UEFA names Team of the Year 2017

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Kane finished past year as the top scorer across Europe's top-five leagues, scoring an incredible 56 goals in all competitions for club and country, two more than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

European football's governing body announced its annual Team of the Year on Thursday, after nearly 8.8 million votes were cast by users on UEFA's official website.

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UEFA on Thursday announced its 2017 Team of the Year.

The midfielder has enjoyed a stunning year and is one of just two Premier League players in the 11, with Chelsea's Eden Hazard the other.

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos received the most votes with 588k and is joined in the team by fellow Real team-mates Marcelo, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.

In terms of players, the Spanish league dominated the final selection with six making the final team.

European champions Real Madrid have five players in the XI, while Kevin de Bruyne and Eden Hazard are the sole Premier League representatives.

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39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon extends his record as the oldest ever player to make the team.

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