But there were some notable omissions, including Trent Alexander-Arnold, who has enjoyed a fine year for the European champions, but missed out as Sergio Ramos was selected as a right-back to make the team.
Alisson, Sergio Ramos, Matthijs De Ligt, Virgil Van Dijk, Marcelo, Eden Hazard, Luka Modric, Frenkie De Jong, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe all made the final cut – but here is out alternative XI from those not selected from the final XI on the 55-man shortlist:
Who would you have picked for the world XI?
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