The All Whites striker Shane Smeltz has been named in the A-League team of the decade.
Selected by current and former A-League players, Smeltz is the only New Zealander in the team.
He was named as one of 3 forwards along with Archie Thompson and Besart Berisha.
The voters were asked to select their starting 11 in a 4-3-3 formation, five substitutes, a coach and referee of the decade.
As voted by the players, the PFA A-League Team of the Decade is:
Goalkeeper: Eugene Galekovic
Defenders: Cassio, Kevin Muscat (C), Patrick Zwaanswijk, Ivan Franjic
Midfielders: Matt McKay, Carlos Hernandez, Thomas Broich
Forwards: Archie Thompson, Besart Berisha, Shane Smeltz
Substitutes: Michael Theo (GK), Adama Traore, Mark Milligan, Steve Corica, Alessandro Del Piero
Coach: Ange Postecoglou
Referee: Strebre Delovski
With players having to have played at least two seasons in the A-League to be eligible for selection, the team was voted on by over 400 former and current A-League players and contains three Johnny Warren Medal winners.
As the highest vote getting former or current club captain, Kevin Muscat was named as the skipper of the PFA A-League Team of the Decade.