Pedri Made UEFA’S Euro 2020 XI

England and Italy dominate the ideal XI. Pedri of Spain is included while Hojbjerg and Lukaku were among the players who did not make the final.

UEFA revealed this Tuesday the ideal XI at Euro 2020, which sees five Italians included. Pedri of Barca is the only Spain player included.

The European body went for a 4-3-3 formation, the most used in the tournament. Their list is the following:

Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy)

Defenders: Kyle Walker (England), Leonardo Bonucci (Italy), Harry Maguire (England) and Leonardo Spinazzola (Italy)

Midfielders: Jorginho (Italy), Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Denmark) and Pedri (Spain)

Strikers: Federico Chiesa (Italy), Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) and Raheem Sterling (England).

Gianluigi Donnarumma was named the player of the tournament while Spain midfielder Pedri, 18, was chosen best young player of the tournament.

The line-up was chosen by the team of UEFA’s technical observers made up of 16 former players and coaches.

Those who decided were: Packie Bonner (Ireland), Esteban Cambiasso (Argentina/Italy), Fabio Capello (Italy), Cosmin Contra (Romania), Corinne Diacre (France), Jean-François Domergue (France), Duan Fitzel (Czech Republic), Steffen Freund (Germany), Frans Hoek (Holland), Aitor Karanka (Spain), Robbie Keane (Ireland), Ginés Meléndez (Spain), David Moyes (Scotland), Mixu Paatelainen (Finland), Peter Rudbæk (Denmark) and Willi Ruttensteiner (Austria).

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