Real Madrid dominates FIFA FIFPro World XI of 2017

Real Madrid provided five of the FIFA FIFPro XI of 2017, with only Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi in for rival Barcelona.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was adjudged FIFA Player Of The Year.   -  Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo was named as one of five Real Madrid players as the Spanish and European champion dominated the FIFA FIFPro XI of 2017.

Ronaldo lined up with great rival Lionel Messi and Neymar in attack. The three superstar forwards were also in the running for the FIFA Best Men's Player award, which Ronaldo won for the second year running on Monday after helping Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season.

Defenders Sergio Ramos and Marcelo and midfield duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos were also selected in the dream team, who were honoured at the FIFA Best Football Awards in London.

Juventus, which was beaten 4-1 by Madrid in June's Champions League final was represented by veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who also scooped the FIFA Best Goalkeeper prize.

Leonardo Bonucci and Dani Alves – both of whom lined up for Serie A champion Juve against Madrid in Cardiff but subsequently moved on to AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain respectively – completed the defensive unit in the combined team, while Barcelona great Andres Iniesta joined Kroos and Modric in midfield.

FIFA FIFPro World XI of 2017

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus); Dani Alves (PSG), Leonardo Bonucci (AC Milan), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid); Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona); Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Neymar (PSG)

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