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David Luiz named in FIFA's Team of the Year


Angel Di Maria was the only Premier League player named in FIFA's Team of the Year for 2014.

The Manchester United play-maker was joined in midfield by World Cup winner Toni Kroos and Andres Iniesta.

Manuel Neuer, the Ballon d'Or nominees was chosen in goals, but the inclusion of Brazilian defender David Luiz was perhaps the most surprising team selection. The PSG defender was joined iun defence by Phillip Lahm, Sergio Ramos and Thiago Silva.

The final three positions went to great rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, where they were joined up front by Arjen Robben.

FIFA Team of the Year: Manuel Neuer; Phillip Lahm, David Luiz, Sergio Ramos, Thiago Silva; Angel Di Maria, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta; Arjen Robben, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi

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