Gareth Bale named in UEFA XI

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Gareth Bale is the only Premier League player to be named in a UEFA XI for 2011.

Gareth Bale is the only Premier League-based player to have been named UEFA's team for 2011.

The 22-year-old Tottenham Hotspur has joined a side that includes eight players currently plying their trade in Spain, while the German and Italian leagues each have one representative.

Over 4.5m users of the federation's official website have selected the team.

UEFA team for 2011

Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)

Defender: Dani Alves (Barcelona)
Defender: Gerard Pique (Barcelona)
Defender: Thiago Silva (AC Milan)
Defender: Marcelo (Real Madrid)

Midfielder: Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)
Midfielder: Xavi (Barcelona)
Midfielder: Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
Midfielder: Gareth Bale (Spurs)

Striker: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Striker: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

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