France Football Magazine has published its best XI of 2015. It consists of 4 players from Barcelona after the club won an historic treble, and Ronaldo was awarded the striker role at the expense of Luis Suarez and Robert Lewandowski, who both had an excellent year.
Only one player from the Premier League was selected, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne taking a place a midfield berth, but more in recognition of his performances with German club Wolfsburg.
XI of 2015:
Defense: Alaba, Chiellini, Godin, Alves
Midfield: Krychowiak, De Bruyne, Ineasta
Strikers: Neymar, Cristiano, Messi