We asked and you answered – an all-time dream team compiled by followers of @UEFAUnder21.
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The UEFA European Under-21 Championship has acted as a gateway to the biggest stage of all for many players over the years – here, with the help of @UEFAUnder21 followers, we attempt to pick out an XI of the most illustrious names to have appeared in the tournament.
What do you make of our selection? Let us know your thoughts @UEFAUnder21 using #U21EURO
Manuel Neuer (Germany 2009)
Branislav Ivanović (Serbia and Montegro 2004 and 2006, Serbia 2007)
Mats Hummels (Germany 2009)
Alessandro Nesta (Italy 1996)
Giorgio Chiellini (Italy 2006 and 2007)
Frank Lampard (England 2000)
Andrea Pirlo (Italy 2000 and 2002)
Xavi Hernández (Spain 2000)
Mesut Özil (Germany 2009)
Francesco Totti (Italy 1996)
Raúl González (Spain 1996)
This XI was compiled after @UEFAUnder21 asked followers for their all-time U21 dream team. You can have your say using #U21EURO