South American players are unique when it comes to tricky dribbles, free kicks, and other football techniques. What would their best XI look like today? Well, here is Europe’s combined XI of South American stars today.
11. Goalkeeper: Ederson Moraes
Ederson has made an impressive start at Etihad Stadium following his £34.7 million last summer move from Benfica. He became the most expensive goalkeeper of all-time. Ederson kept clean sheets in his first six matches at Man City.
10. Right-Back: Dani Alves
Alves forged an incredible career in Barcelona, winning six La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues. Moved to Juventus to grab Italy Serie A before joining PSG and win Ligue 1.
9. Centre-Back: Marquinhos
Marquinhos is a central defender for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He is one of those Brazilians building a terrifying PSG squad.
8. Centre-Back: Diego Gudin
Diego Roberto Godin plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and Uruguay national team as a central defender. Diego Gudin is still regarded as one of the best defenders in Spain.
7. Left-Back: Marcelo
Marcelo is a consistent player who has won two straight Champions League winners medals with Real Madrid. After Roberto Carlos, the football world has not known any left-back better than Marcelo.