NEWS STORY. 14/12/2021
FIFPRO and FIFA have announced the players who received the most votes for the 2021 FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World11. David Alaba and Karim Benzema represent the club amongst the 23 nominees voted by professional players worldwide.
The 11 selected players will be announced on Monday 17 January during the FIFA Best Awards ceremony. The goalkeeper, three defenders, three midfielders and three forwards who received the most votes will be selected in the line-up. The remaining place will be assigned to the outfield player with the next highest number of votes who failed to secure a place in their position.
THE 23 NOMINEES
Goalkeepers: Alisson, Donnarumma, Mendy.
Defenders: Alaba, Jordi Alba, Alexander-Arnold, Dani Alves, Bonucci, Ruben Dias.
Midfielders: Busquets, De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes, De Jong, Jorginho, Kante.
Forwards: Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Haaland, Lewandowski, Lukaku, Mbappe, Messi, Neymar.