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FIFA Announce 2016 World Team Of The Year

FIFA have announced their official 2016 World XI, and snubbed the likes of Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann and Neymar.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see FIFA's 2016 World XI.

Football's world governing body collaborated with the International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) to get more than 26 000 professional players to vote for their peers.

Real Madrid have the most representatives in the team with five nominees, while FC Barcelona follow with four.

Official FIFA FIFPro World XI:

Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

Defenders: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Gerard Pique (Barca), Daniel Alves (Barca/Juventus)

Midfielders: Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Andres Iniesta (Barca)

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barca), Luis Suarez (Barca)

Soccer Laduma’s Joe Crann will be at The Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich on Monday, courtesy of Spree.co.za.

Do you think the best players of 2016 are represented in the World XI? Have your say in the comments section below.

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