Barcelona dominates La Liga dream team

Madrid, June 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona dominated the 2014-15 La Liga Ideal XI with six players and coach Luis Enrique being selected for the dream team, according to the Spanish professional soccer league (LFP) website.

The ideal squad included La Liga title-winners Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, defenders Dani Alves, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba, Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic and Argentine forward Lionel Messi, reports Efe.

The squad also included players from the La Liga runner-up, Real Madrid, namely Colombia’s James Rodriguez and La Liga top goal-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo.

The list also features Atletico Madrid French forward Antoine Griezmann, Valencia’s Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi and Sevilla’s Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak.

Barca’s coach Luis Enrique was also given the honour of being selected to manage the squad.

The complete 2014-15 La Liga BBVA Ideal team:

Goalkeeper: Claudio Bravo (Barcelona)

Defenders: Dani Alves (Barcelona), Nicolas Otamendi (Valencia), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Jordi Alba (Barcelona)

Midfielders: Grzegorz Krychowiak (Sevilla), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), James Rodriguez (Real Madrid)

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)

Coach: Luis Enrique (Barcelona).

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