Picking a Confederations Cup Team of the Tournament

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Picking a Confederations Cup Team of the Tournament
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The FIFA Confederations Cup provided football fans with a great summer of action, with plenty of games being far better in terms of both quality and goal action than might have been expected.

Eight teams, 16 matches and 65 goals plus the final—and amongst all that lot was a group of players who stood out a little more than the rest.

Mexico, Nigeria and Japan played their part in the tournament, but none has a representative in the team of the tournament. The four semifinalists all have at least one player in the side.

Tahiti were game competitors and provided a level of interest in their games which belied the amateur status of their players, though Steevy Chong Hue deserves an honourable mention for his performances.

Here's the team of the tournament, set out in a 4-3-3 formation.

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