FIFA 18 completes Team of the Year

first_imgeSports Ramos, Marcelo and De Gea round out FIFA 18’s Team of the Year Goal Last updated 1 year ago 23:48 1/17/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) David de Gea Manchester United Getty Images eSports David de Gea Real Madrid Manchester United Premier League Primera División Sergio Ramos The Real Madrid and Manchester United stars were voted in by athletes, media and members of the EA Sports FIFA community in the annual best XI Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo, Dani Alves and David de Gea have been named in the FIFA 18 Team of the Year, as the video game completed its star-studded XI by unveiling the defenders and goalkeeper on Wednesday.The quartet of defenders made the final cut after the field had been narrowed to 20 nominees, with Barcelona’s Gerard Pique, Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso and Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia among those missing out.De Gea, meanwhile, emerged from a group of five goalkeepers that also included Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon and Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player #TOTY De Gea, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Bonucci and Dani Alves will be available for 48 hours, starting at 6pm UK! TOTY Midfielders will be out of packs from 6pm UK. pic.twitter.com/TycEsEjZRK — EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) January 17, 2018 Ramos and Marcelo inclusions mean Real Madrid have four representatives in the Team of the Year, with Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo included when FIFA announced the squad’s midfielders and strikers earlier in the week.Bonucci, Alves and De Gea are the only players from AC Milan, PSG and Manchester United in the final XI, which also features Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Spurs’ Harry Kane, Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante and Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne.FIFA 18 Team of the YearBased on their real-life performances throughout 2017, the total list of 55 nominees was whittled down to the final XI based on votes from athletes, media and members of the EA Sports FIFA community.EA Sports sent a ballot box to eligible voters, who picked their team in a 4-3-3 formation and submitted their choices by sharing a picture of the selection on social media with the hashtag #TOTYVote.last_img read more