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UEFA name Champions League Player, Young Player & Team of the Season

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 The UEFA awards for the best player, young player, and team have been announced for the Champions League 2021/22 campaign.

Player of the Season – Karim Benzema

The French striker inspired Real Madrid to a 14th European title, and his fifth with the club. He finished as the tournament’s top scorer with 15 goals. 10 of these goals came in the knockout stage, a record he now shares with Cristiano Ronaldo, and they helped his team produce jaw-dropping comebacks against Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, and Manchester City.

Young Player of the Season – Vinicius Junior

The 21-year-old winger scored the only goal in last weekend’s final to bag Real Madrid a 1-0 win over Liverpool. Vinicius finished the campaign with four goals and seven assists in 13 games. He will hope to build on these stats when Carlo Ancelotti’s men try to defend their title next season.

Team of the Season

Four Real Madrid and Liverpool players took up eight spots in the Champions League Team of the Season. Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), and Kylian Mbappe (PSG) also made the cut.