Germans & Uruguayans, hot favourites for Brazil WC 2014

British sports data analysis firm Opta has analysed last season’s league data from top 5 European leagues (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish football leagues).

They have constructed a playing 11 through filtering by poring over exhaustive data of players across different positions.

Reuters has this 

‘Dream Team’ is as follows; 

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)

Defenders: Philipp Lahm (Germany), Diego Godin (Uruguay), Giorgio Chiellini (Italy), Leighton Baines (England)

Midfielders: Arturo Vidal (Chile), Marco Reus (Germany), Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

Forwards: Luis Suarez (Uruguay), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)


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