Three FC Barcelona players nominated in Annual FIFA FIFPro World XI

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The Annual FIFA FIFPro World XI nominees have just been released. The list of 26 has been announced and it contains a total of 3 FC Barcelona players within it.

Alongside the likes of Eternals such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, FC Barcelona find their two golden youngsters Pedri and Gavi make the list, as well as their primary talisman in front of goal, Polish forward Robert Lewandowski, be present there as well.

The odds of them being present in the finalized XI is still up for debate, but the inclusion of all three shows progressive signs of development within the quality that the Catalan club currently possesses and will continue to further refine.

The full list of the 26 Nominees for the Annual FIFA FIFPro World XI is as follows:

Forwards:
  • Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Robert Lewandowski (FC Barcelona)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United/Al Nasar)
  • Erling Haaland (Manchester City)
  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Midfielders:
  • Pedri (FC Barcelona)
  • Gavi (FC Barcelona)
  • ude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Casemiro (Manchester United)
  • Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)
  • Enzo Fernandez (River Plate/Benfica/Chelsea)
  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
  • Federico Valverde (Real Madrid)
Defenders:
  • Joao Cancelo (Manchester City/Bayern Munich)
  • Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
  • Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig)
  • Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Theo Hernández (AC Milan)
  • Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea/Real Madrid)
  • Thiago Silva (Chelsea).
Goalkeepers:
  • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)
  • Alisson Becker (Liverpool)
  • Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)

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