The reason for the above statement might become clearer as this article progresses, so please stick with me. Players from the Spanish league dominated the team with five Champions League winning Real Madrid players finding mentions.
Italian team Juventus' legend Gianluigi Buffon was also selected for the team, with his teammate Giorgio Chiellini in the center-back spot. Sergio Ramos is in at centre back while Marcelo is on the left. Since then, however, the versatile Aleix Vidal has only made 41 appearances for the first-team over the next two years and barely made either former manager Luis Enrique or even current manager Ernesto Valverde's starting eleven.
Spanish outlet Don Balon claims that Bartomeu is looking to further shake-up the Barca squad and that the Danish frontman is being lined-up as Suarez's long-term replacement.
The report states that in the 64th minute around 1,000 home fans situated in the Bernabeu's north stand chanted "Messi, Messi, re****ed" for 10 seconds.
Journalists from European Investigation Collaborations (EIC) claimed to have seen the details of the updated contract signed by Messi on November 25.
"This information doesn't conform in any way to reality, it is totally false", they said.
UEFA.com shortlisted 50 players on the basis of their performances in the calendar year for the selections of the team of the year. Some players may go out, go for meals - that kind of thing.