Kane, De Gea snubbed in 2017 UEFA Team of the Year

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

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea was also a surprise omission from the list - with many regarding the Spaniard the finest goalkeeper in world football.

Five of Los Blancos' superstars were voted into the team, along with a couple of big names from Juventus, one PSG ace and a familiar face from Barcelona.

Eden Hazard has been rewarded for his fantastic year of 2017 with a spot in the UEFA Fan's Team of the Year.

As is the norm, Real Madrid dominate the side - with Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo all included.

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UEFA announced Thursday a team of 11 players deemed by fans as the best performers of 2017.

A new voting record was set.

The total number of 8,779,639 votes for the 2017 UEFA Fans' Team of the Year is a record, with 798,149 unique users taking part.

Keylor Navas, Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Casemiro, Isco, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marco Asensio, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo deservedly make the list after an incredible campaign in the Champions League.

UEFA.com shortlisted 50 players on the basis of their performances in the calendar year for the selections of the team of the year.

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