NEWS | 01/12/2016The World XI will be announced on the 9th January at The Best FIFA Football Awards.
FIFA has announced the list of 55 finalists for the World XI of 2016. Real Madrid have 11 players in contention for the team, which is voted for by 25.000 professional football players from over 75 different countries. The nominees who are chosen for the FIFA FIFPro World XI will find out at The Best FIFA Football Awards which takes place on the 9th January 2017 in Zurich.
Keylor Navas is one of the five goalkeepers to be nominated and Sergio Ramos, Varane, Pepe, Carvajal and Marcelo are amongst the 20 nominated defenders. Modric and Kroos are amongst the 15 central midfield candidates, while Cristiano, Bale and Benzema are 3 of the 15 forwards that have been voted for.