UCL: Christian Pulisic makes UEFA 'breakthrough team'

Christian Pulisic is the youngest of three teenagers, along with Borussia Dortmund teammate Ousmane Dembele and Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches, who won Euro 2016 with Portugal, on UEFA's Champions League "breakthrough team."



Pulisic, Dembele and Raphael Guerreiro give Borussia Dortmund three players on the team. It included four players from France, three from Portugal and one each from Germany, Spain, Sweden and the USA.

First-year Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was selected as the coach.

Champions League breakthrough team:
GOALKEEPER: Alphonse Areola (Paris SG, 23)
DEFENDERS: Sergi Roberto (Barcelona, 24), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona, 23), Victor Lindelof (Benfica, 22)
MIDFIELDERS: Thomas Lemar (Monaco, 21), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich, 21), Renato Sanches (Bayern Munich, 19), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund, 23)
FORWARDS: Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund, 18), Andre Silva (FC Porto, 21), Ousmane Dembele (Borussia Dortmund, 19).

1 comment about "UCL: Christian Pulisic makes UEFA 'breakthrough team'".
  1. Wooden Ships, December 27, 2016 at 10:30 p.m.

    WHAT? I guess this is so unimaginable here in the States, that it has left us all speechless. What fun it is to watch Christian play.

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