UEFA champions league top Players

Champions league final review

The just concluded 2015/2016 UEFA champions league saw Real madrid winning the top cup for the 11th time which is more than the times Juventus, Barcelona and Manchester united have won it cumulatively.

Real madrid celebrating
Real Madrid celebrate after winning by penalty

Sergio Ramos scored just 15 minutes into the game, and substitute for Atletico Madrid Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco equalized 11 minutes left, the game went through extra time with both sides not being able to pull the lead.

Antoine Griezmann lost a penalty
Antoine Griezmann lost a penalty

Into the penalties, all went well till Juanfran hit the side post, giving Ronaldo the chance to win it for his team the 2nd time in 3 years.

Uefa champions league top 18 players of the season

The UEFA champions league technical observers comprising of Ioan Lupescu (UEFA chief technical officer), Sir Alex Ferguson (SCO), Jean-Paul Brigger (FIFA, SUI), Ginés Meléndez (ESP), Mixu Paatelainen (FIN), Thomas Schaaf (GER) Peter Rudbæk (DEN), Savo Milošević (SRB), David Moyes (SCO) and Mircea Lucescu (ROU) selected an 18 man squad featuring the best performers throughout the champions league season.


Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid)

He conceded 8 goals in 13 appearances.

Manuel Neuer (Bayern München)

He made a fantastic save during a group stage match against Arsenal finishing the competition conceding just nine goals in 11 games.


Diego Godín (Atlético Madrid)

Highly committed Uruguayan that epitomised Atlético’s uncompromising spirit; he missed only one game and played in the final

Juanfran (Atlético Madrid)

He had a mighty presence in his 12 games

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain)

He is the captain of the ambitious French champions and missed only one match till the Quarter finals.

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

He scored his only goal in 10 games in the final

Marcelo (Real Madrid)

He had a superb season appearing in 11 of his team’s 13 games


Gabi (Atlético Madrid)

He was ever present for his team covering 149,206m, way more than any other player in the competition

Koke (Atlético Madrid)

He played 11 out of the 13 matches for his team covering 141175m and ranking 3rd for distance covered.

Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)

He made 7 super devastating appearances before Barcelona dropped out of the competition in the Quarter finals

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)

He attempted 1,007 passes and completed 952. Both more than any other player in the competition

Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)

He contributed fantastic vision and creativity, playing 12 times and scoring once against Shaktar in the group stage.


Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)

He is the fifth highest goal scorer with 11 goals and second in terms of meters covered with 142864m

Luis Suárez (Barcelona)

He scored 8 goals in 9 matches.

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

He was absent through half of the group stage but finished the campaign with 6 goals from 7 matches.

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern München)

He scored a group stage hat-trick against Dinamo Zagreb and had 9 goals in 12 games

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

He scored 16 goals and the tournament-winning spot kick.

Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

His extraordinary pace surprised and terrified opponents having a consistent season.