Lionel Messi among those selected by members of European Sports Media in their October 2016 team of the month.
There are five Atletico Madrid players in this month's ESM XI.
Luis Suarez stretches his lead in the race to become Europe's leading goalscorer.
Eight goals in two matches makes Luis Suarez the man to beat.
Real Madrid forward on course for a record fifth ESM Golden Shoe crown.
West Ham's in-demand playmaker Dimitri Payet makes his ESM XI debut this month.
Cristiano Ronaldo bags four and is now Europe's leading goalscorer.
Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were the in-form strikers this month.
Napoli striker leads the way but posse of big names are gathering in his wake.
Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain attrracted more votes than any other player in the January ESM XI.