FIFPro announces nominees for 2018 FIFA World XI…and two Africans made the list

FIFPro has announced the 55 nominees for the 2018 FIFA World XI, and two Africans made the list.

 

The list revealed on Monday has 5 Goalkeepers, 20 Defenders, 15 Midfielders together with 15 strikers, and from the nominees, one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three forwards will make up 2018 FIFA World XI.

See the full list below.

FIFPRO  WORLD XI FORWARD NOMINEES

Karim Benzema – France, Real Madrid

Edinson Cavani – Uruguay, Paris Saint-Germain

Paulo Dybala – Juventus, Argentina

Antoine Griezmann – France, Atletico Madrid

Harry Kane – England, Tottenham

Robert Lewandowski – Poland, Bayern Munich

Romelu Lukaku – Belgium, Manchester United

Mario Mandzukic – Croatia, Juventus

Sadio Mane – Senegal, Liverpool

Kylian Mbappe – France, Paris Saint-Germain

Lionel Messi – Argentina, FC Barcelona

Neymar Junior – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain

Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal, Real Madrid/Juventus

Mohamed Salah – Egypt, Liverpool

Luis Suarez – Uruguay, Barcelona

FIFPRO  WORLD XI MIDFIELDERS NOMINEES

Sergio Busquets – Spain, FC Barcelona

Casemiro – Brazil, Real Madrid CF

Philippe Coutinho – Brazil, Liverpool/FC Barcelona

Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium, Manchester City FC

Eden Hazard – Belgium, Chelsea FC

Andres Iniesta – Spain, FC Barcelona/Vissel Kobe

Isco – Spain, Real Madrid CF

N’Golo Kante – France, Chelsea FC

Toni Kroos – Germany, Real Madrid CF

Nemanja Matic – Serbia, Manchester United FC

Luka Modric – Croatia, Real Madrid CF

Paul Pogba – France, Manchester United FC

Ivan Rakitic – Croatia, FC Barcelona

David Silva – Spain, Manchester City FC

Arturo Vidal – Chile, FC Bayern Munchen/FC Barcelona

NOMINEES FOR FIFPRO BEST DEFENDER AWARD

Jordi Alba – Spain, Barcelona

Dani Alves – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain

Daniel Carvajal – Spain, Real Madrid

Giorgio Chiellini – Italy, Juventus

Virgil van Dijk – Holland, Southampton/Liverpool

Diego Godin – Uruguay, Atletico Madrid

Mats Hummels – Germany, Bayern Munchen

Joshua Kimmich – Germany, Bayern Munchen

Dejan Lovren – Croatia, Liverpool

Marcelo – Brazil, Real Madrid

Yerry Mina – Colombia, Barcelona/Everton

Benjamin Pavard – France, Stuttgart

Gerard Pique – Spain, Barcelona

Sergio Ramos – Spain, Real Madrid

Thiago Silva – Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain

Kieran Trippier – England, Tottenham Hotspur

Samuel Umtiti – France, Barcelona

Raphael Varane – France, Real Madrid

Sime Vrsaljko – Croatia, Atletico Madrid/Inter

Kyle Walker – England, Manchester City

NOMINEES FOR FIFPRO BEST GOALKEEPER AWARD

Gianluigi Buffon – Italy, Juventus/Paris Saint-Germain

Thibaut Courtois – Belgium, Chelsea/Real Madrid CF

David de Gea – Spain, Manchester United FC

Keylor Navas – Costa Rica, Real Madrid CF

Marc-Andre ter Stegen – Germany, FC Barcelona

September 10, 2018 6:33 pm