001 - A new record of almost 8.8 million votes was set
A host of stellar names feature in a star-studded UEFA.com Fans’ Team of the Year 2017. A grand total of 8,779,639 votes were cast by supporters around the world, an increase of over 1.6 million on the previous year’s tally of 7.15 million. Players from the Spanish league dominated the final XI, with a total of six making the team. There was a record 12th appearance for Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Portuguese ace one of five players to be chosen from European champions Real Madrid CF. His team-mate Sergio Ramos received the most votes with 588,315.