Without a doubt, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado was the best Colombian footballer in Europe in 2020. The winger, who also serves as a right-back, became a key player for Andrea Pirlo and with a good number of assists ended up being one of the figures of the season.
Precisely, at the end of the year, the company specialized in statistics, Opta, delivered the ideal eleven of Serie A, in which the coffee grower appears as one of the most important players of the year, forming the line of four from the bottom.
“He is the defender with the most passes in the opponent’s half of the field in 2020 in Serie A with 1044 passes. He is a power plant,” the site reported.
Along with Cuadrado, in a 4-3-3 scheme, appear names like Matthijs de Ligt and Cristiano Ronaldo; in addition to other figures such as Theo Hernández, ‘Papu’ Gómez and Romelu Lukaku.
Goalkeeper: Marco Silvestri (Hellas Verona).
Defenders: Juan Cuadrado (Juventus), Matthijs De Ligt (Juventus), Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Theo Hernández (Milan).
Volantes: Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese), Franck Kessie (Milan), Hakan Calahnoglu (Milan).
Forwards: Alejandro Gómez (Atalanta), Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus).