FIFPro team of the year
Lionel Messi claimed the title of the world's best player for a third straight year after winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or at an awards gala in Zurich on Monday. It was no surprise therefore when he was picked to spearhead the FIFPro team of the year's attack, with the cream of the world's talent brought together in an all-star XI.
European powerhouses Barcelona (5), Real Madrid (4) and Manchester United (2) are the only sides represented in a line-up that includes a three-man frontline comprising Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.
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We'd also like you to select an alternative XI, made up from those that didn't quite make the cut. To help you with your selections, below is a list of all the nominees for the FIFPro 2011 team of the year.
Goalkeepers:Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus, Italy), Iker Casillas (Real Madrid, Spain), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich, Germany), Edwin van der Sar (Retired, former Manchester United, The Netherlands), Victor Valdes (Barcelona, Spain)
Defenders:Eric Abidal (Barcelona, France), Daniel Alves (Barcelona, Brazil), Ricardo Carvalho (Real Madrid, Portugal), Ashley Cole (Chelsea, England), Patrice Evra (Manchester United, France), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United, England), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City, Belgium), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich, Germany), Lúcio (Inter, Brazil), David Luiz (Chelsea, Brazil), Maicon (Inter, Brazil), Marcelo (Real Madrid, Brazil), Alessandro Nesta (AC Milan, Italy), Pepe (Real Madrid, Portugal), Gerard Piqué (Barcelona, Spain), Carles Puyol (Barcelona, Spain), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid, Spain), Thiago Silva (AC Milan, Brazil), John Terry (Chelsea, England), Nemanja Vidic (Manchester United, Serbia)
Midfielders: Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid, Spain), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur, Wales), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona, Spain), Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona, Spain), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona, Spain), Kaka (Real Madrid, Brazil), Frank Lampard (Chelsea, England), Nani (Manchester United, Portugal), Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid, Germany), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus, Italy), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich, Germany), David Silva (Manchester City, Spain), Wesley Sneijder (Inter, The Netherlands), Yaya Toure (Manchester City, Ivory Coast), Xavi (Barcelona, Spain)
Forwards:Sergio Aguero (Manchester City, Argentina), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid, France), Edinson Cavani (Napoli, Uruguay), Didier Drogba (Chelsea, Ivory Coast), Samuel Eto'o (Anzhi Makhachkala, Cameroon), Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid, Colombia), Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich, Germany), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan, Sweden), Lionel Messi (Barcelona, Argentina), Neymar (Santos, Brazil), Robin van Persie (Arsenal, The Netherlands), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, Portugal), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United, England), Luis Suarez (Liverpool, Uruguay), David Villa (Barcelona, Spain)