Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva named in Gazzetta dello Sport team of the year
Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has been named in Gazzetta dello Sport’s team of the year.
The 29 year-old captained PS-G to the Ligue 1 title and a UEFA Champions League quarter-final. He was also part of the Brazil side that won the FIFA Confederations Cup in June.
Silva is the only Brazilian player selected by Gazzetta, with the rest of the eleven made up of players from Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea and Real Madrid.
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)
Defenders: Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Neven Subotić (Borussia Dortmund), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), David Alaba (Bayern Munich)
Midfielders: Bastien Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), İlkay Gündoğan (Borussia Dortmund), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Franck Ribéry (Bayern Munich)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund)