Premier League dominates FIFA World 11 shortlist
Premier League dominates FIFA World 11 shortlist
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Premier League dominates FIFA World 11 shortlist

English Premier League has dominated the 2019 FIFPro World 11 of the 55-man shortlist for the first time since 2009.

The Premier League has seen 21 of its players selected with Laliga second as its 20 players are on the list. In the event which is decided by the players, for the players and involves votes from thousands of professional footballers from across the world, has seen Brazil become the most represented nation. Seven of Brazil’s national team players have been included. Barcelona and Real Madrid are the leading clubs with 11 and nine of their players picked respectively. 

55-man shortlist in full.

Goalkeepers 

  • Alisson Becker (Brazil, Liverpool FC)
  • David De Gea (Spain, Manchester United)
  • Ederson (Brazil, Manchester City)
  • Jan Oblak (Slovenia, Atletico Madrid)
  • Marc-André ter Stegen (Germany, FC Barcelona)

Defenders 

  • Jordi Alba (Spain, FC Barcelona)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (England, Liverpool FC)
  • Dani Alves (Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain/Sao Paulo)
  • João Cancelo (Portugal, Juventus/Manchester City)
  • Daniel Carvajal (Spain, Real Madrid)
  • Giorgio Chiellini (Italy, Juventus)
  • Virgil van Dijk (The Netherlands, Liverpool FC)
  • Diego Godín (Uruguay, Atletico/Internazionale)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Germany, Bayern Munich)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal, SSC Napoli)
  • Aymeric Laporte (France, Manchester City)
  • Matthijs de Ligt (The Netherlands, Ajax/ Juventus)
  • Gerard Piqué (Spain, FC Barcelona)
  • Sergio Ramos (Spain, Real Madrid)
  • Andrew Robertson (Scotland, Liverpool FC)
  • Alex Sandro (Brazil, Juventus)
  • Thiago Silva (Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Raphaël Varane (France, Real Madrid)
  • Marcelo (Brazil, Real Madrid)
  • Kyle Walker (England, Manchester City)

Midfielders 

  • Sergio Busquets (Spain, FC Barcelona)
  • Casemiro (Brazil, Real Madrid)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium, Manchester City)
  • Christian Eriksen (Denmark, Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Frenkie de Jong (The Netherlands, Ajax/FC Barcelona)
  • Eden Hazard (Belgium, Chelsea/Real Madrid)
  • N’Golo Kanté (France, Chelsea)
  • Toni Kroos (Germany, Real Madrid)
  • Arthur Melo (Brazil, FC Barcelona)
  • Luka Modrić (Croatia, Real Madrid)
  • Paul Pogba (France, Manchester United)
  • Ivan Rakitić (Croatia, FC Barcelona)
  • Bernardo Silva (Portugal, Manchester City)
  • Dusan Tadić (Serbia, Ajax)
  • Arturo Vidal (Chile, FC Barcelona)

Forwards 

  • Sergio Agüero (Argentina, Manchester City)
  • Karim Benzema (France, Real Madrid)
  • Roberto Firmino (Brazil, Liverpool FC)
  • Antoine Griezmann (France, Atletico/FC Barcelona)
  • Harry Kane (England, Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Poland, Bayern Munich)
  • Sadio Mané (Senegal, Liverpool FC)
  • Kylian Mbappé (France, Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina, FC Barcelona)
  • Neymar (Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Juventus)
  • Mohammed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool FC)
  • Heung-Min Son (South-Korea, Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Raheem Sterling (England, Manchester City)
  • Luis Suárez (Uruguay, FC Barcelona)

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