England skipper Steven Gerrard has been named in Uefa’s 23-player team of Euro 2012. Steven Gerrard scores in penalty shoot-out loss against Italy (Picture: Getty Images). Despite struggling for form and fitness last season, Gerrard was England’s star man this summer and repaid Roy Hodgson’s decision to make him captain.The 31-year-old bagged three assists in four matches and scored in the penalty shoot-out defeat to Italy in the quarter-final.The Liverpool midfielder makes the star-studded line-up alongside midfield maestro Andres Iniesta, who was picked as the player of the championships. He is one of ten Spanish players to be named together with Iker Casillas, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Xavi, Sergio Busquets, Xabi Alonso, Cesc Fabregas and David Silva.Beaten finalists Italy are represented by Gianluigi Buffon, Daniele De Rossi and Mario Balotelli. Euro 2012 team of the tournament in full: Gianluigi Buffon (Italy), Iker Casillas (Spain), Manuel Neuer (Germany), Gerard Pique (Spain), Fabio Coentrao (Portugal), Philipp Lahm (Germany), Pepe (Portugal), Sergio Ramos (Spain), Jordi Alba (Spain), Daniele De Rossi (Italy), Steven Gerrard (England), Xavi (Spain), Andres Iniesta (Spain), Sami Khedira (Germany), Sergio Busquets (Spain), Mesut Ozil (Germany), Andrea Pirlo (Italy), Xabi Alonso (Spain), Mario Balotelli (Italy), Cesc Fabregas (Spain), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden), David Silva (Spain).
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