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England Player Honours -
L'…quipe World Team of the Year

L'…quipe, the influential daily French sports newspaper selects a world all-star team each year.

L'…quipe World Team of the Year 2001

One England player was named to l'…quipe's world team of the year for 2001.  Michael Owen topped the ranking of strikers ahead of Thierry Henry, David Trezeguet and Raul.  David Beckham finished fourth in the ranking of playmakers, behind Zinedine Zidane, Francesco Totti and Robert Pires and ahead of fifth-place Figo.  None of the three finalists for FIFA's Player of the Year award--Figo, Beckham and Raul--were on l'…quipe's world team.

Thierry Henry
Arsenal FC
France
Michael Owen
Liverpool FC
England
Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid CF
France
Ivan Helguera
Real Madrid CF
Spain
Patrick Vieira
Arsenal FC
France
Francesco Totti
AS Roma
Italy
Bixente Lizarazu
FC Bayern MŁnchen AG
France
Sami Hyypia
Liverpool FC
Finland
Lucio
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Brazil
Cafu
AS Roma
Brazil
Oliver Kahn
FC Bayern MŁnchen AG
Germany

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