Messi, Neymar Jr, Iniesta and Alves in France Football world XI of 2015
The world and European champions dominate in the French publication’s world team of the year
11:00PM Tuesday 29 Dec
The year is drawing to a close, and with that comes the traditional announcement of the France Footballworld team if the year. And after FC Barcelona won five major trophies, including the European and World titles, it was only natural for them to be feature prominently. Four FCB stars, Leo Messi, Neymar Jr, Andrés Iniesta and Dani Alves have been included in the team.
Fellow Champions League finalists Juventus are represented by Buffon and Chiellini, while the remaining slots have been taken by Godin of Atlético Madrid, Alaba of Bayern Munich, Krychowiak of Sevilla, Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City and Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid.