Nearly every player who plays football today has participated in the Champions League at least one time during their career. For these players, the Champions League represents the pinnacle of their professional career.
For some other players, a strong campaign in the Champions League can help legitimize your claim to be one of the best players in the world. The entire world is watching these players play on these European nights, and these performances will be a lasting legacy of their footballers careers.
For some players, they are true world class players from their performances on Tuesday and Wednesday nights while playing in foreign lands.
Using a 4-4-2 formation, here is a starting XI for the best players that are remaining in the Champions League.