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Cruzeiro dominate Brazil Team of Year

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian top-flight champions Cruzeiro have dominated the Campeonato Brasileiro's Team of the Year, with four players from the Belo Horizonte club selected for the accolade.

Midfielder Everton Ribeiro, goalkeeper Fabio, center-back Dede and midfielder Nilton were named among the country's best 11 Brazil-based players on Friday.

Marcelo Oliveira was also named as coach while Ribeiro was voted player of the season.

The award for revelation of the season went to Atletico Paranaense attacker Marcelo.

The team was selected by journalists, players and coaches.

Campeonato Brasileiro 2013 Team of the Year:

Goalkeeper: Fabio (Cruzeiro)

Defenders: Marcos Rocha (Atletico Mineiro), Dede (Cruzeiro), Manoel (Atletico Paranaense), Alex Telles (Gremio)

Midfielders: Nilton (Cruzeiro), Elias (Flamengo) Everton Ribeiro (Cruzeiro), Paulo Baier (Atletico Paranaense)

Forwards: Walter (Goias), Ederson (Atletico Paranaense)

Coach: Marcelo Oliveira (Cruzeiro)

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