Athletico Madrid dominate Champions League team of the season

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Updated: May 27, 2014

Despite losing the final to Real Madrid, five Athletico Madrid players have been announced in the tournament’s team of the year which is more than any other club.

Thibaut Courtois, Juanfran, Filipe Luis, Raul Garcia and talismanic striker Diego Costa all made the cut for this year’s best XI after a string of superb performances brought the Madrid outfit all the way to the final in Lisbon.

Champions Real Madrid had three players in team, Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale and Cristiano who coincidentally all scored in their side’s trophy winning performance against Athletico in Lisbon.

Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben, Chelsea’s Gary Cahill and Paris Saint-Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic completed the team.

Here is the full UEFA Team of the season:

GK – Thibaut Courtois – Atletico Madrid

RB – Juanfran – Atletico Madrid

CB – Gary Cahill – Chelsea

CB – Sergio Ramos – Real Madrid

LB – Filipe Luis – Atletico Madrid

CM – Arjen Robben – Bayern Munich

CM – Raul Garcia – Atletico Madrid

CM – Gareth Bale – Real Madrid

RW – Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid

ST – Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Paris Saint-Germain

LW – Diego Costa – Atletico Madrid

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