Euro 2024 Dream Team: Greatest XI at the Tournament

Here are our picks for the greatest XI of the teams that have made it to the finals of the Euro 2024 tournament in Germany.

 
7:45am on Wednesday 12th June 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The highly anticipated Euro 2024 is just around the corner, and football fans across the globe are eager to see the top talent compete on Europe’s biggest stage.

Based on current form and potential impact, here is our top XI of players across all of the teams in the Euros that are set to light up the tournament.

Goalkeeper

Mike Maignan (France)

Taking over from Hugo Lloris, AC Milan’s Mike Maignan has proven himself a formidable presence in goal.

With 13 international caps, he boasts a solid record of seven clean sheets. His impressive shot-stopping ability and commanding presence make him the top choice for the tournament.

28 yrs - GK - Milan
81 
Defending
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2610
Played matches
29
0
1
Shots P90
0.00
Shots On target P90
0.00
Successful passing %
82%
Final third passes P90
2.90

Defenders

Right Back: Kyle Walker (England)

At 34, Kyle Walker remains one of the best right-backs in the Premier League. His pace, defensive skills, and experience with 82 international caps make him invaluable for England.

34 yrs - D (R), DM (C) - Man City
89
Defending
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Passing
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Physical
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2768
Played matches
32
0
4
Shots P90
0.52
Shots On target P90
0.10
Successful passing %
90%
Final third passes P90
22.14

Centre Back: Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands)

Liverpool’s defensive rock, Virgil van Dijk, is a vital part of the Netherlands’ squad. With 64 caps, his aerial prowess and composure make him one of the top defenders in the tournament.

32 yrs - D (C) - Liverpool
84
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Passing
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Played matches
36
2
2
Shots P90
1.27
Shots On target P90
0.40
Successful passing %
91%
Final third passes P90
10.42

Centre Back: William Saliba (France)

Young and talented, William Saliba has quickly risen to become one of Arsenal’s key defenders. His speed and technical skills will be crucial for France.

23 yrs - D (C) - Arsenal
89
Defending
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Passing
Attacking
Shooting
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Aerials
Physical
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3420
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38
2
1
Shots P90
0.26
Shots On target P90
0.11
Successful passing %
93%
Final third passes P90
8.55

Left Back: Theo Hernandez (France)

Theo Hernandez’s versatility and attacking flair make him a standout left-back. With 24 caps, his contribution to both defence and attack is significant.

26 yrs - D (LC) - Milan
78
Defending
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Passing
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2795
Played matches
32
5
4
Shots P90
1.84
Shots On target P90
0.55
Successful passing %
88%
Final third passes P90
14.66

Midfielders

Centre Midfield: Rodri (Spain)

Manchester City’s midfield general, Rodri, is essential for Spain. His ability to control the game and break up play makes him indispensable.

27 yrs - DM (C), D (R) - Man City
99
Defending
Creative
Passing
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Shooting
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Aerials
Physical
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2938
Played matches
34
8
9
Shots P90
1.90
Shots On target P90
0.67
Successful passing %
92%
Final third passes P90
35.67

Centre Midfield: Jude Bellingham (England)

A rising star, Jude Bellingham is already a key player for England at just 20 years old. His versatility and goal-scoring ability are vital for England’s success.

20 yrs - AM, M (C) - Real Madrid
94 
Defending
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Passing
Attacking
Shooting
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Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
27
19
6
Shots P90
2.46
Shots On target P90
1.37
Successful passing %
90%
Final third passes P90
22.49

Centre Midfield: Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium)

Kevin De Bruyne, with 99 caps, is one of the best playmakers in the world. His vision and passing will be crucial for Belgium’s hopes.

32 yrs - AM (CR) - Man City
95 
Defending
Creative
Passing
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Aerials
Physical
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1228
Played matches
18
4
10
Shots P90
3.22
Shots On target P90
1.25
Successful passing %
84%
Final third passes P90
35.47

Forwards

Right Wing: Bukayo Saka (England)

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka is known for his pace and creativity. With 11 goals in 32 caps, he is a significant threat on the right wing.

22 yrs - W (R) - Arsenal
94
Defending
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Passing
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Shooting
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Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
35
16
9
Shots P90
3.31
Shots On target P90
1.13
Successful passing %
83%
Final third passes P90
24.19

Striker: Harry Kane (England)

England’s captain, Harry Kane, is a prolific goalscorer. With 62 goals in 89 appearances, his finishing skills are unmatched.

30 yrs - S (C) - Bayern
95
Defending
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Passing
Attacking
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Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
32
36
8
Shots P90
4.62
Shots On target P90
2.12
Successful passing %
74%
Final third passes P90
10.54

Left Wing: Kylian Mbappe (France)

Kylian Mbappe, already a superstar, has 46 goals in 76 appearances for France. His speed and technical ability make him a key player for France.

25 yrs - F (CL) - PSG
95
Defending
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Passing
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Aerials
Physical
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450
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5
8
3
Shots P90
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Successful passing %
0%
Final third passes P90

Euro 2024 promises to be a thrilling tournament with players from this dream team showcasing some of the best talents in football.

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