Playing in top European leagues is a dream for every player across the world as the leagues in Germany, Spain and England have the bets quality going around. However, it is not easy to excel in such high level competitions and only the best in the world can make it to the top.
Here we look at the best team across top European Leagues this year as we await an even more eventful 2017.
GK- Manuel Neuer
Undoubtedly the best goalkeeper in the world, Manuel Neuer continues his impressive form between the posts. His quality passing and confidence to stop any attacker from scoring makes him the best in the world in his position.
LB- David Alaba
The Austrian keeps on growing from year to year at Bayern Munich. His ability to cut through defenses at ease on the left wing and the versatility to play in a vast number of positions makes him the best in his position.
CB- Sergio Ramos
Arguably the best defender in the world apart from Jerome Boateng, Ramos has won the prestigious Champions League yet again this season making his goal count at crucial moment yet again.
CB- Laurent Koscielny
One of the highly underrated players in the world, Laurent Koscielny had the best year in his career as his form made a serious difference to the defence of Gunners as they remained the most consistent team in the year of 2016 in Premier League.
RB- Phillip Lahm
The former German captain is showing no signs of slowing down as he is still playing some of the best football that he has played over the years. His ability to play as a right back and as a central midfielder is helping Carlo Ancelotti this year.
CM- Toni Kroos
The Real Madrid midfielder is having a brilliant year individually as he has won Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup. His importance has grown furthermore under new manager Zinedine Zidane as he is playing at the peak of his powers in 2016.
CM- Arturo Vidal
Vidal has become the most important player for Bayern Munich last season and have also managed to win Copa America 2016 apart from domestic double in Germany. The efforts of the strong midfielder in vain as he has also been named the sports personality of the year and also footballer of the year in Chile in 2016.
RW- Lionel Messi
The Argentine is at the peak of his powers in 2016 as he is the highest scorer in Europe and also made the top of the assists list. He had a wonderful year as a player but has failed to get any continental success this year which he is eager to clinch in 2017.
CF- Antoine Greizmann
The French striker is in the form of his life this year as he has been a major figure for Atletico Madrid and have also scored 6 goals in 2016 Euro. He came third in the UEFA European player of the season as well as in FIFA Ballon d’Or 2016.
CF- Alexis Sanchez
The Arsenal forward is in sensational form this season as he is given a more central role compared to his left wing position. He has developed incredible finishing skills and have been using his winger skills to open up spaces for his fellow attackers. He is in sensational form and the best player in the EPL this year.
LW- Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portuguese legend is in sensational form yet again this season as he won Euro championship with Portugal and also managed to win Champions League and FIFA Club world cup with Real Madrid. He has also won the European player of the year as well as FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2016 making it the best year in his career at 31.