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15 strikers shortlisted for World XI

November 29, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
FIFPro and FIFA have named the 15 best strikers in the world to complete their 55-man shortlist of the top players in world football.

In recent years Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have established themselves as certainties in this elite squad as they have captured five successive World XI awards.

But only three strikers have made the 55-player shortlist each year in the history of the World XI: Ronaldo, Rooney and Eto'o. The only other striker on the current shortlist ...

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