Kevin De Bruyne has become the first Manchester City player to ever make UEFA’s Team of the Year since the fan-voted concept was introduced in 2001.
The Belgian midfielder was one of only two Premier League stars voted into the 2017 TOTY along with compatriot Eden Hazard.
⚽️🌠 #TeamOfTheYear 🌠⚽️
🇧🇪 Kevin De Bruyne
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— Team of the Year 2017 (@ChampionsLeague) January 11, 2018
KDB emerged as one of Europe’s best midfielders last year and has become one of the lead figures of Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking Man City side that tops the Premier League this season.
The full UEFA Team of the Year for 2017 is as follows:
– Gianluigi Buffon
– Dani Alves
– Sergio Ramos
– Giorgio Chiellini
– Kevin De Bruyne
– Toni Kroos
– Luka Modric
– Eden Hazard
– Lionel Messi
– Cristiano Ronaldo
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