Recap: Euro 2016 Best XI – Twitter Poll Selection

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Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio played 720 minutes in the tournament and won our poll with 88% of the vote.

Right Back

Southampton’s Cedric Soares won by a landslide with 80% of our fans thinking that he was the best right back in the tournament.

Centre Back

Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini held firm and defended a 47% lead to take a place in our team of the tournament.

Centre Back

Pepe came close to a perfect 10 in our poll, winning a whopping 92% to be in our team.

Left Back

Another Portuguese star makes our team with Raphael Guerreiro taking his place at left back (not on the bus), but in our team.

Right Midfield

Gareth “Hay” Bale was one of the stars of the tournament and is a star in our team with 88% of the vote.

Centre Midfield

Renato Sanches impressed in the tournament and looks a real prospect. His performances earned him 71% of the vote.

Centre Midfield

Mr £100 million Paul Pogba narrowly defeated Toni Kroos with 39% of the vote to take an expensive place in our team.

Left Midfield

Was this vote only open to Portugal fans? Where were you Hammers supporters? Ricardo Quaresma beat Dimitri “we’ve got” Payet to take his place on our left flank.


Ronaldo claimed 87% of our vote; we couldn’t get in contact with him to ask how he felt at this news as he threw the microphone away.


Antoine Griezmann was my player of the tournament and yours too, claiming 54% of the vote to start in the NetBet team.

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Words by @DominicTrant