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Champions League End of Season Awards

ball uefa finale Champions League End of Season AwardsSo, here we go with my version of the 2007-2008 Champions League awards. The English clubs dominate the awards here but I did single out some players from teams that were knocked out earlier in the competition as they gave some great individual performances.

Player Awards
Most Outstanding Player: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)
Most Valuable Player: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
Top Young Player1: Theo Walcott (Arsenal)
Manager of the Year: Zico (Fenerbahce)
Team of the Year:
GK: Manuel Neuer (Schalke 04)
LB: Patrice Evra (Manchester United)
CB: Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United)
CB: John Terry (Chelsea)
RB: Bacary Sagna (Arsenal)
MF: Ryan Babel (Liverpool)
MF: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
MF: Alex (Fenerbahce)
MF: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)
ST: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
ST: Fernando Torres (Liverpool)

Subs: GK – Petr Cech (Chelsea), D – Heiko Westermann (Schalke), D – Carles Puyol (Barcelona), MF – Frank Lampard (Chelsea), MF – Andrea Pirlo – (AC Milan), FW – Theo Walcott (Arsenal), FW – Carlos Tevez (Manchester United)


Young Player Award was based on those competitors who were 20 yrs old or younger and had 5 games or less CL experience at start of this past season.