More than grateful to be part of World FIFPro World XI 2013

The biggest stars in the world, enjoyed the moment that have been confirmed as members of the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013. All players referred to the honor of being part of this elite team .

The World XI 2013 , a team that is based solely on the votes of all professional footballers in the world , is a mixture of six " veterans " and five rookies. Lionel Messi (7 appearances) , Cristiano Ronaldo ( 7) , Xavi (6 ), Andres Iniesta (5), Sergio Ramos ( 4) and Dani Alves ( 4) they know everything about receiving this unique prize, because they have won the least four times. For Franck Ribery, Philipp Lahm , Manuel Neuer, Thiago Silva and Ibrahimovic Zalatan is your first experience as a member of the World XI .

"Being part of this fantastic eleven is something great," Ibrahimovic told the website his club Paris Saint -Germain . "It's another sign that the 2013 was fine for me individually and the team have won the championship and that's why we play . . Collectively to win trophies Individual trophies come as a bonus for each player. "

Last season, Ibrahimović scored his eighth national championship ( the first with PSG) and was named Best Player from France . This season, Zlatan has scored 26 goals in 27 games . "It's the first time I choose me for the World XI FIFPro . I am very happy . Congratulations to all players on the team . Thiago Silva is also in the team , which is another example of the PSG is growing as club and having great players. having a player in the FIFPro World XI is wonderful , but having two is even more so . "
Thiago Silva , captain and teammate Ibrahimović won his place in the World XI convincingly to be the defense with the most votes . He had an impressive season , winning titles with the PSG and the Brazilian national team .

"I want to thank God for this one moment I'm living in my career and in my life," Silva told the club website . "I also want to thank my family , my wife and my kids , and of course the players of the Brazilian team and Paris Saint- Germain who helped me . Without them, I could never have reached the level that I'm playing today. Thanks to these people I'm here today . "

"I also want to thank all the players who voted for me . Hopefully I can keep playing at this level and rejoin the FIFPro World XI . "

Manuel Neuer is another newcomer, " as a young player, you dream about becoming a professional footballer . Then to be professional, you're developing in small steps. Somewhere along the way comes the time when you manage to be in the national team. since that time, there are many real individual goals. so it's a great honor to be chosen of the FIFPro World XI and to be mentioned with other great goalkeepers , " Neuer said on the website of FC Bayern .

Neuer, Philipp Lahm and with Franck Ribery, won everything in 2013 with Bayern Munich: The championship of the Bundesliga, German Cup , Champions League , European Super Cup and the World Cup.

The club president Karl -Heinz Rummenigge , welcomed the individual glory of his players . " Philipp Lahm and Manuel Neuer won their seats by far in the World XI alongside Franck Ribéry . Both have contributed decisively to the most successful in the history of FC Bayern year and both have influenced the FC Bayern not only with his great performance , but with his wonderful behavior on and off the field. "

Dani Alves is an example that all players enjoy the praise of his colleagues , with a glorious and complete as the Brazilian defender Barcelona resume. " This is the fourth time I 'm in the World XI and the third consecutive year. This time is very special, because besides my father was in the audience . 's Was eager to witness this," Alves said on the website your club.

Alves was one of four players in the Barcelona World XI . Xavi , Iniesta and Messi joined to him. Alves: " We could have had more players of Barcelona in the FIFPro World XI but we represent everyone. . "