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

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European football's governing body announced its annual Team of the Year on Thursday, after nearly 8.8 million votes were cast by users on UEFA's official website.

The UEFA team of the year is voted for by fans on the governing body's official website, and this year two Premier League stars have made the cut.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos is also a center-back, along with his right-back teammate Marcelo.

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Gianluigi Buffon was voted as the preferred goalkeeper, receiving 41.8% of the votes in his position.

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid): 73.7%.

De Bruyne's sparkling performance for Manchester City earned him a place in the team for the first time.

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid): 43.3%.

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Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 55.7%.

Real Madrid dominate UEFA's Fans' Team of the Year 2017 with five players in the XI but there is no space for Neymar despite the Paris Saint-Germain forward's status as the world's most expensive player.

39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon extends his record as the oldest ever player to make the team. The team was selected from a shortlist by UEFA.com users via a voting system. UEFA reporters and journalists handpicked the fifty players on the basis of their display for their club and country in the UEFA competitions.

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