FIFA/FIFPRO World XI announced
FIFA selects the best football players of 2009
Tuesday 22 December 2009
Four British-based players, and two Englishman, made the prestigious FIFA/FIFPRO World XI. Liverpool's Steven Gerrard was joined in the selection by team-mate Fernando Troees and England colleague John Terry of Chelsea. Nemanja Vidic and Patrice Evra of Manchester United were also selected. European Champions Barcelona had four players in the team (Alves, Xavi, Ineiesta and Messi) .
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