Uefa reveal all-time ultimate XI including three Prem legends and five Barcelona icons

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UEFA have released their all-time XI — packed full of Barcelona and Real Madrid stars.

There are three Premier League icons in the list though with one Arsenal, one Liverpool and one Manchester United legend involved.

Uefa have chosen their all-time XI ahead of this season's final Champions League group stage games
Uefa have chosen their all-time XI ahead of this season’s final Champions League group stage games
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Between them, this lot have 33 Champions League winner’s medals and plenty of other titles to boot.

Have a look at the stars below.

Keeper

Iker Casillas – Real Madrid and Porto

The greatest keeper in Champions League history?

Possibly, but debatable.

Iker Casillas was voted the greatest goalkeeper by Uefa
Iker Casillas was voted the greatest goalkeeper by Uefa
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Certainly his three European medals make him the most successful stopper in the competition’s history.

Champions League wins: three

Contenders: Peter Schmeichel, Oliver Kahn, Edwin Van Der Sar, Gianluigi Buffon.

Defenders

Left-back – Philipp Lahm – Bayern Munich

Philipp Lahm was Mr Reliable and more during his outstanding career at Bayern Munich
Philipp Lahm was Mr Reliable and more during his outstanding career at Bayern Munich

THE full-back’s full-back – and one of the greatest players of his generation.

Lahm was the Steady Eddie and Mr Reliable every top team would love.

His ball-winning, positional sense, passing and ability to get forward make him a German legend.

Champions League wins: one

Contenders: Marcelo, Bixente Lizerazu, Ashley Cole, Roberto Carlos, Paolo Maldini.

Centre-back – Carles Puyol – Barcelona

Carles Puyol was a force of nature for Barcelona
Carles Puyol was a force of nature for Barcelona

THIS Nou Camp legend was a big-haired wall at the beating heart of Pep Guardiola’s winning machine.

At his electric best, Puyol could not only mix it with the most difficult of forwards, he could get on the end of crosses himself.

A brilliant, combative defender who won every honour in the game.

Champions League wins: three