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Andres Iniesta named the best player at Euro 2012 as 10 Spanish players make top squad

Published 02/07/2012 | 12:15

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Andreas Iniesta leaves Italy's Andrea Barzagli and Andrea Pirlo trailing in his wake in the Euro 2012 final

SPAIN’S Andres Iniesta named the player of Euro 2012 with Steven Gerrard the only England player to be named in UEFA's 23-man squad.

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Spain have 10 players nominated in the squad and apart Liverpool skipper Gerrard, the only other Premier League players are Manchester City's David Silva and Mario Balotelli.



UEFA's 23-man squad of the tournament:



Goalkeepers: Buffon (Ita), Casillas (Spa), Neuer (Ger).



Defenders: Pique (Spa), Coentrao (Por), Lahm (Ger), Pepe (Por), Ramos (Spa), Alba (Spa).



Midfielders: De Rossi (Ita), Gerrard (Eng), Xavi (Spa), Iniesta (Spa), Khedira (Ger), Busquets (Spa), Ozil (Ger), Pirlo (Ita), Xabi Alonso (Spa).



Forwards: Balotelli (Ita), Fabregas (Spa), Ronaldo (Por), Ibrahimovic (Swe), Silva (Spa).



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