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EURO 2008 team & player of the tournament

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#1
From the UEFA site...

"The UEFA Technical Team has named its UEFA EURO 2008 Team of the Tournament...

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

Defenders: Bosingwa (Portugal), Philipp Lahm (Germany), Carlos Marchena (Spain), Pepe (Portugal), Carles Puyol (Spain), Yuri Zhirkov (Russia).

Midfielders: Hamit Altıntop (Turkey), Luka Modrić (Croatia), Marcos Senna (Spain), Xavi Hernández (Spain), Konstantin Zyryanov (Russia), Michael Ballack (Germany), Cesc Fàbregas (Spain), Andrés Iniesta (Spain), Lukas Podolski (Germany), Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands).

Forwards: Andrei Arshavin (Russia), Roman Pavlyuchenko (Russia), Fernando Torres (Spain), David Villa (Spain)."

and Xavi was named the Player Of The Tournament.
 

fizsparky

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#2
This would be my team of the tournament. This is out of the above choices.

Casillas

Lahm
Marchena
Pepe
Zhirkov

Sneijder
Xavi
Fabregas
Podolski

Torres
Villa

I picked mainly Spain players...but a few others in there aswell!
 

tonks1982

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

bit weird having van der sar, thought he had fook all to do most of the euros, boruc should of taken sars place (made loads of saves coz poland dont play with defenders )

i thought cetit turkey defender CB, had a good tournament

iniesta player of tournie for me