FIFPro has announced a list of 55 players short listed for FIFPro’s World 11.

About 25 000 professional footballers from all over the world took part in the nomination process, and the players with the most votes were listed among the 55 nominees.

Of the short listed, 13 players are from Real Madrid. Madrid’s tally of 13 named in the 55-man list is a record.

Unfortunately, no African player made it to the list.

The 55 players on the list are:

Goalkeepers
Gianluigi Buffon – Italy, Juventus
David De Gea – Spain, Manchester United
Keylor Navas – Costa Rica, Real Madrid
Manuel Neuer – Germany, Bayern Munich
Jan Oblak – Slovenia, Atletico Madrid

Defenders
David Alaba – Austria, Bayern Munich
Jordi Alba – Spain, Barcelona
Dani Alves – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain
Jerome Boateng – Germany, Bayern Munich
Leonardo Bonucci – Italy, Juventus/AC Milan
Dani Carvajal – Spain, Real Madrid
Giorgio Chiellini – Italy, Juventus
Diego Godin – Uruguay, Atletico Madrid
Mats Hummels – Germany, Bayern Munich
Phillipp Lahm – Germany, Bayern Munich/retired
David Luiz – Brazil, Chelsea
Marcelo – Brazil, Real Madrid
Javier Mascherano – Argentina, Barcelona
Pepe – Portugal, Real Madrid/Besiktas
Gerard Pique – Spain, Barcelona
Sergio Ramos – Spain, Real Madrid
Thiago Silva – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain
Samuel Umtiti – France, Barcelona
Antonio Valencia – Ecuador, Manchester United
Raphael Varane – France, Real Madrid

Midfielders
Thiago Alcantara – Spain, Bayern Munich
Sergio Busquets – Spain, Barcelona
Casemiro – Brazil, Real Madrid
Philippe Coutinho – Brazil, Liverpool
Eden Hazard – Belgium, Chelsea
Andres Iniesta – Spain, Barcelona
Isco – Spain, Real Madrid
N’Golo Kante – France, Chelsea
Toni Kroos – Germany, Real Madrid
Nemanja Matic – Serbia, Chelsea/Manchester United
Luka Modric – Croatia, Real Madrid
Mesut Ozil – Germany, Arsenal
Paul Pogba – France, Manchester United
Marco Verratti – Italy, Paris Saint-Germain
Arturo Vidal – Chile, Bayern Munich

Forwards
Gareth Bale – Wales, Real Madrid
Karim Benzema – France, Real Madrid
Edinson Cavani – Uruguay, Paris Saint-Germain
Paulo Dybala – Argentina, Juventus
Antoine Griezmann – France, Atletico Madrid
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Sweden, Manchester United
Harry Kane – England, Tottenham Hotspur
Robert Lewandowski – Poland, Bayern Munich
Romelu Lukaku – Belgium, Manchester United
Kylian Mbappe – France, Paris Saint-Germain
Lionel Messi – Argentina, Barcelona
Neymar – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain
Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal, Real Madrid
Alexis Sanchez – Chile, Arsenal
Luis Suarez – Uruguay, Barcelona

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