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FIFA Shortlisted It’s Best 11 For 2017 [ See List

Sergio Ramos attends a celebrations at the Plaza Cibeles after Real Madrid won the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League, in Madrid on June 4, 2017. Real Madrid team celebrate with the supporters the victory against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League Champions League (Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***

The best have congregated in London, England, ahead of ‘The Best’ ceremony.

FIFA are holding their second event following last years debut awards night, with footballing royalty descending on London Palladium.

And among the many prestigious gongs to be handed out is the FIFPro Best XI.

Naturally, back-to-back Champions League winners Real Madrid dominate the side with players from last seasons finalist, Juventus, and Barcelona making up the star studded team.

Real Madrid players celebrate winning the Champions League. Images: PA

Neymar now plies his trade with Paris Saint-Germain following his world record transfer in the summer window.

And after reaching the final with Juventus, Dani Alves followed in his ex-teammates footsteps by also venturing to France.

Not to mention Leonardo Bonnuci who switched clubs after starring for the Italian champions. The 30-year-old defender signed for AC Milan for a reported €42 million.

Time to gawk – here’s the FIFPro Best XI:

KEEPER: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)

DEFENDERS: Marcelo (Real Madrid), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus/AC Milan), Dani Alves (Juventus/PSG)

MIDFIELDERS: Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)

STRIKERS: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Neymar (Barcelona/PSG)

WHAT AN XI!

FIFA Shortlisted It’s Best 11 For 2017 [ See List
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