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Tuesday 2 September 2014

No Premier League players in 2013 Fifa Team of the Year

Published 13/01/2014 | 17:57

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The nominees for the Women's and Men's World Soccer Player of the Year 2013 Award stand on stage at the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann  (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
The nominees for the Women's and Men's World Soccer Player of the Year 2013 Award stand on stage at the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

There was no Premier League representation in the star-studded FifPro 2013 Team of the Year announced tonight in Zurich.

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The three candidates for the Ballon d’Or are included  in a formidable looking team.

Franck Ribery takes his place in midfield alongside Barcelona pair Andres Iniesta and Xavi, with Ronaldo and Leo Messi forming a lethal attack with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

This is the second year in succession without a Premier League representative while it marks the first time players from the Bundesliga or France's Ligue 1 had ever been selected in the Fifa team of the year.

Team of the Year: Manuel Neuer; Dani Alves, Philippe Lahm, Thiago Silva, Sergio Ramos; Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Franck Ribery; Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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