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Vote for Gareth, Luka!

Posted on 5 January 2012  - 12:00

Fans can still vote for Gareth Bale and Luka Modric to make it into the UEFA.com Team of the Year for 2011.

Fans can still vote for Gareth Bale and Luka Modric to make it into the UEFA.com Team of the Year.

The midfielders enjoyed a superb 2011 and you can vote for them in their respective categories by CLICKING HERE.

Voting closes at 11am tomorrow - Friday, January 6.

The final line-up will be announced on UEFA.com and in the January edition of Champions, the official UEFA Champions League magazine, on Wednesday, January 18.

Gareth and Luka face serious competition from the likes of Lille playmaker Eden Hazard, Barcelona's Xavi and Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria, so they'll need your vote if they're to make it!

A total of 55 players and five coaches have been nominated to fill 11 positions on the pitch and one in the dugout. The nominees were selected by UEFA.com staff writers based on their daily coverage of football across the length and breadth of Europe. The players were chosen for their performances for a European club or national team, or in a UEFA club competition, in 2011.

The player voted as captain of the team will be givn a cheque from UEFA for €100'000 to give to the Red Cross at their next UEFA match.

Best of luck to our midfield maestros!

Here are their categories...

Centre midfield
Yaya Touré (Manchester City FC)
Xavi Hernández (FC Barcelona)
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal FC)
João Moutinho (FC Porto)
Luka Modrić (Tottenham Hotspur FC)

Left midfield
Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Eden Hazard (LOSC Lille Métropole)
Ángel Di María (Real Madrid CF)
Juan Mata (Valencia CF/Chelsea FC)
Ashley Young (Aston Villa FC/Manchester United FC)