The Fifapro XI has been around for 56 years and is an organization made up of professional players. The first Fifapro XI was not officially made until the 2004-2005 season in which the unique awards were created. The voting system is quite simple. Fifapro sends out thousands of voting ballots out to its affiliated player associations around the world. The Unions then visit the footballers country to collect the votes.
- This year the lineup for the fifapro XI consist of:
Goalkeeper- Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan/Paris Saint-Germain, Italy)
Defenders-David Alaba (FC Bayern Munich/Real Madrid, Austria)
Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus FC, Italy)
Ruben Dias (Manchester City FC, Portugal)
Midfielders-Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City FC, Belgium)
Jorginho (Chelsea FC, Italy)
N'Golo Kante (Chelsea FC, France)
Forwards-Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund, Norway)
Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern Munich, Poland)
Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona/Paris Saint-Germain, Argentina)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus FC/Manchester United FC, Portugal)
These players are widely considered the absolute best in the world in their positions.
Almost about 19,000 professional mens football players voted this year for the final XI.