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The Barça has five nominated to the world-wide lineup FIFA FIFPro

Published:11/12/2020 - 11:02h

Updated:11/12/2020 - 11:14h

The FIFA has given to know to the 55 applicants to the best eleven world-wide of the year, where stand out five players of the staff of the FC Barcelona

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The next 17 December the FIFA will take place the gala 'The Best', where will reward to the best player, trainer, goal, between other categories, and also will appoint to the best eleven of the year. Already it has given to know the list of 55 players (10 goalkeepers, 15 defenders, 15 midfield players and 15 forwards) that have stood out above the rest during the most atypical year in the world of the football in the middle of the pandemia of the coronavirus.

Between the nominated, stand out six pertaining players to the staff of the FC Barcelona, five of them by his exert in the past season with the elastic blaugrana, more Philippe Coutinho, nominated by his go through the Bayern Munich the past season, when it won the Bundesliga and Champions League with the Bavarians.

The representatives of the Barcelona in the premiación will be the guardameta Marc-André Ter Stegen, the side Jordi Alba, the midfield players Sergio Busquets and Frenkie of Jong, in addition to Lionel Messi in the forward. By his part, the Real Madrid has eight candidates, the goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, the defenders Marcelo, Sergio Bouquets and Raphael Varane, the mediocampistas Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric and the attacker Karim Benzema.

The competition by the place in the eleven ideal will not be simple, for culés neither madridistas, because of the presence of the players of the Bayern Munich, those who during the past season dominated the European football after winning the Bundesliga, Champions League and Supercopa of Europe. In addition to having the nominations for the Best Player of the Year (Robert Lewandowski), Better Trainer (Hansi-Flik) and Better Goalkeeper (Manuel Neuer), the German club has ten applicants to form part of the eleven ideal of the FIFA.

Manuel Neuer, David Praises, Jerome Boateng, Alphonso Davies, Thiago Alcantara (now in the Liverpool), Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller and Philippe Coutinho (now in the Barcelona), will be the players that will look for a place in the alignment.

Surprises in the nominations

Although between the applicants find players 'usual', as Cristiano Ronaldo, that is the only footballer that has been nominated in all the editions from the creation of the recognition, between the candidates there is a big surprise. To his 37 years, the ex player of the FC Barcelona, Dani Alves, has been nominated to the prize and is the only footballer of a no European team that is in the list of the 55 candidates. We review all the candidates:


  • Alisson Becker
  • Thibaut Courtois
  • David Of Gea
  • Gianluigi Donnarumma
  • Moraes Ederson
  • Hugo Lloris
  • Keylor Navas
  • Manuel Neuer
  • Jan Oblak
  • Marc-Andre ter Stegen


  • David Praises
  • Jordi Alba
  • Toby Alderweireld
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold
  • Dani Alves
  • Jerome Boateng
  • Alphonso Davies
  • Virgil Go Dijk
  • Kalidou Koulibaly
  • Matthijs Of Ligt
  • Marcelo
  • Sergio Bouquets
  • Andrew Robertson
  • Thiago Silva
  • Raphael Varane

Midfield players

  • Thiago Alcantara
  • Dele Alli
  • Sergio Busquets
  • Casemiro
  • Philippe Coutinho
  • Kevin Of Bruyne
  • Bruno Fernandes
  • Leon Goretzka
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Frenkie Of Jong
  • N'Golo Kante
  • Toni Kroos
  • Joshua Kimmich
  • Luka Modric
  • Thomas Muller


  • Sergio Aguero
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  • Karim Benzema
  • Serge Gnabry
  • Erling Haaland
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Harry Kane
  • Robert Lewandowski
  • Sadio Mane
  • Kylian Mbappe
  • Lionel Messi
  • Neymar Junior
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Heung-Min Are

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