Among all Barca players nominated for this category of FIFA’s award, Gerard Pique, Andre Iniesta, Neymar Jr and Messi all made the FIFA FIFPro XI for 2016. While five players from Real Madrid mad the list — Ronaldo, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Toni Kross and Modric.
Bayern Munich’s goalkeeper Manel Neuer and Paris Saint Germain’s defender Thiago Silva also made the list.
It is important to note that neither FIFA nor FIFPro have published or revealed the best eleven for the year 2016. It will however be revealed and the players will be recognized in the FIFA’s gala on Monday.
Best eleven for 2016 according to FIFA FIFPro:
Neuer — Marcelo, Ramos, Pique, Thiago Silva — Modric, Kross, Iniesta — Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar