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UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo missing as Messi, Neymar, Sterling make 2019-2020 squad

Ronaldo could not help Juventus get past French side Lyon in the round of 16 on away goals rules despite netting a barce in their 2-1 home win, missed out after losing the first-leg 1-0.

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, was missing in the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League squad for the season while the likes of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Raheem Sterling, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were listed.

The 23-man squad was picked by UEFA’s Technical Observers and was released in their official website on Friday, August 28.

Ronaldo could not help Juventus get past French side Lyon in the round of 16 on away goals rules despite netting a barce in their 2-1 home win, missed out after losing the first-leg 1-0.

On the other hand, Messi and his Barcelona teammates were humiliated 8-2 by Bayern Munich.

Meanwhile, other players that made the squad include Manuel Neuer, Alphonso Davies, Virgil van Dijk, Jan Oblak and David Alaba.

Also included in the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League squad are Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Muller, Thiago Alcantara, Kevin de Bruyne and Marquinhos.

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Bayern Munich emerged winners of this season’s UEFA Champions League after seeing off Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final.

A performance that saw the Bundesliga giants claims their sixth Champions League title and their first since 2013.

UEFA Champions League squad 2019-20 seasons:

Goalkeepers

Manuel Neuer (Bayern)

Jan Oblak (Atlético)

Anthony Lopes (Lyon)

Defenders

Alphonso Davies (Bayern)

Joshua Kimmich (Bayern)

Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)

Dayot Upamecano (Leipzig)

Angeliño (Leipzig)

David Alaba (Bayern)

Midfielders

Thiago (Bayern)

Kevin De Bruyne (Man. City)

Houssem Aouar (Lyon)

Leon Goretzka (Bayern)

Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig)

Marquinhos (Paris)

Alejandro Gómez (Atalanta)

Thomas Müller (Bayern)

Forwards

Serge Gnabry (Bayern)

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern)

Kylian Mbappé (Paris)

Neymar (Paris)

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

Raheem Sterling (Man. City)

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Ilesanmi Adekanbi

Ilesanmi Adekanbi is a Journalist by profession. He has been working in the Nigeria media industry for the past 6 years. He holds several professional certificates. contact me on email: ilesanmiadekanbi980@gmail.com

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