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Cristiano Ronaldo is World Soccer’s World Player of the year for the second time. The Portuguese star finished ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich in our annual poll. The winner in 2008, he was runner-up to Messi when the Argentinian won his third World Player title last year. But the tables have been turned and Ronaldo was the clear winner this time. 

The award is a recognition of Ronaldo’s stunning form for Real Madrid over the last 12 months, as well as his starring role in Portugal’s World Cup qualification. In November, he scored all four goals in his country’s play-off victory. Paris Saint-Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, whose Sweden side were defeated by Portugal in those games, finished fourth in the poll.

Arjen Robben, scorer of the winning goal in Bayern Munich’s Champions League Final victory over Borussia Dortmund at Wembley last May, was fifth and Neymar, the star of Brazil’s success in last summer’s Confederations Cup, finished sixth

The other winners of the World Soccer Awards, now in their 31st year, were Jupp Heynckes and Bayern Munich, emphatic winners of the Manager and Team of the Year respectively.

The awards were decided by votes from a panel of journalists and pundits from around the globe. Members of the panel chose their top 10 players of the year, with points (ranging from one to 10) awarded to each selection.

 

How the panel voted

1 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal) 1075

2 Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina) 926

3 Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich & France) 870

4 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain & Sweden) 658

5 Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich & Holland) 324

6 Neymar (Santos/Barcelona & Brazil) 286

7 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich & Germany) 255

8 Robin Van Persie (Manchester United & Holland) 251

9 Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund & Poland) 250

10 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur/Real Madrid & Wales) 187

11 Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid/Monaco & Colombia) 158

12 Andres Iniesta (Barcelona & Spain) 157

13 Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich & Germany) 123

14 Luis Suarez (Liverpool & Uruguay) 101

15 Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich & Germany) 100

16 Andrea Pirlo (Juventus & Italy) 94

17 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich & Germany) 86

18 Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid/Arsenal & Germany) 78

19 Edinson Cavani (Napoli/Paris Saint-Germain & Uruguay) 65

20 Sergio Aguero (Manchester City & Argentina) 48

21 Yaya Toure (Manchester City & Ivory Coast) 40

22 Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund & Germany) 35

23 Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain & Brazil) 26

24 Arturo Vidal (Juventus & Chile) 25

25 Juan Mata (Chelsea & Spain) 21

26 Xavi (Barcelona & Spain) 19

Andriy Yarmolenko (Dynamo Kiev & Ukraine) 19

28 Mario Gotze (Borussia Dortmund/Bayern Munich & Germany) 15

29 Ilkay Gungodan (Borussia Dortmund & Germany) 14

30 Ronaldinho (Atletico Mineiro & Brazil) 12

31 Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid & Belgium) 11

Marek Hamsik (Napoli & Slovakia) 11

Paul Pogba (Juventus & France) 11

34 Mohamed Aboutrika (Al Ahly & Egypt) 10

Eden Hazard (Chelsea & Belgium) 10

Muriqui (Guangzhou Evergrande & Brazil) 10

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United & England) 10

Victor Valdes (Barcelona & Spain) 10

39 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (St-Etienne/Bor Dortmund & Gabon) 9

40 Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid & Brazil/Spain) 8

41 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid & Spain) 7

42 Sergio Busquets (Barcelona & Spain) 6

Dante (Bayern Munich & Brazil) 6

Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid & Argentina) 6

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea & Serbia) 6

Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal & Wales) 6

Raphael Varane (Real Madrid & France) 6

48 Amer Deeb (Al Wehdat & Jordan) 5

Alexis Sanchez (Barcelona & Chile) 5

Roman Weidenfeller (Borussia Dortmund & Germany) 5

51 David Alaba (Bayern Munich & Austria) 4

Dario Conca (Guangzhou Evergrande & Argentina) 4 Fred (Fluminense & Brazil) 4

Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich & Croatia) 4

Isco (Malaga/Real Madrid & Spain) 4

Shinji Okazaki (Stuttgart/Mainz & Japan) 4

Humberto Suazo (Monterrey & Chile) 4

Francesco Totti (Roma & Italy) 4

59 Petr Cech (Chelsea & Czech Republic) 3

Vincent Enyeama (Lille & Nigeria) 3

Nemanja Matic (Benfica & Serbia) 3

David Silva (Manchester City & Spain) 3

63 Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid & Spain) 2

Andrea Barzagli (Juventus & Italy) 2

Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund & Germany) 2

Vincent Kompany (Manchester City & Belgium) 2

Michu (Swansea City & Spain) 2

Oscar (Chelsea & Brazil) 2

69 Mario Balotelli (Milan & Italy) 1

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus & Italy) 1

Christian Eriksen (Ajax/Tottenham Hotspur & Denmark) 1

Samuel Eto’o (Anzhi/Chelsea & Cameroon) 1

Ryan Giggs (Manchester United & Wales) 1

Javi Martinez (Bayern Munich & Spain) 1

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain & France) 1

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Shakhtar Donetsk/Bor Dortmund & Armenia) 1

Joao Moutinho (Porto/Monaco & Portugal) 1

Paulinho (Corinthians/Tottenham Hotspur & Brazil) 1

Mohamed Salah (Basle & Egypt) 1

Carlos Tevez (Manchester City/Juventus & Argentina) 1

 

World Manager of the Year

1 Jupp Heynckes (Bayern Munich) 86

2 Jurgen Klopp (Borussia Dortmund) 15

3 Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid) 5

4 Alex Ferguson (Manchester United) 4

5 Vicente Del Bosque (Spain) 2

Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich) 2

Marcello Lippi (Guangzhou Evergrande) 2

8 Carlos Ancelotti (Paris Saint-Germain/Real Madrid) 1

Antonio Conte (Juventus) 1

Lars Lagerback (Iceland) 1

Safet Susic (Bosnia-Herzegovina) 1

Oscar Tabarez (Uruguay) 1

Arsene Wenger (Arsenal) 1

World Team of the Year

1 Bayern Munich 118

2 Atletico Madrid 1

Borussia Dortmund 1

Bosnia-Herzegovina 1

Germany 1

How the panel voted

Paddy Agnew, World Soccer, Italy

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Lahm, 3 Messi, 4 Robben, 5 Ribery,6 Van Persie, 7 Thiago Silva, 8 Pirlo, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Eto’o

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Domenic AQUILINA, World Soccer, Malta

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Falcao, 4 Cavani, 5 Iniesta, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Pirlo, 9 Mata, 10 Ribery

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Philippe Auclair, France Football, England

1 Muller, 2 Ribery, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Neuer , 5 Lahm, 6 Messi, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Juan, 10 Robben

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Anthony BAFFOE, PFA, Ghana

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Ribery, 3 Neymar, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Schweinsteiger, 6 Lahm, 7 Muller, 8 Neuer, 9 Messi, 10 Yaya Toure

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Radu Baicu, journalist, Romania

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Lahm, 6 Bale, 7 Pirlo, 8 Cavani, 9 Falcao, 10 Thiago Silva

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Guillem Balague, AS, Spain

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ribery, 4 Lahm, 5 Iniesta, 6 Bale, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Neymar, 9 Suarez, 10 Valdes

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Patrick BARCLAY, London Evening Standard, England

1 Messi, 2 Lahm, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Ribery, 6 Schweinsteiger, 7 Muller, 8 Varane, 9 Xabi Alonso, 10 Neymar

Manager: Diego Simeone

Bayern Munich

 

Jorge Barraza, Revista Conmebol, Argentina

1 Messi, 2 Ribery, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Valdes, 5 Suarez, 6 Robben, 7 Ronaldinho, 8 Cavani, 9 Muller, 10 Aguero

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Bayern Munich

 

Sam Beckwith, World Soccer, Czech Rep

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Falcao, 4 Iniesta, 5 Van Persie, 6 Ribery, 7 Neymar, 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Lahm, 10 Kompany

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Colin BENJAMIN, journalist, Trinidad & Tobago

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ribery 4 Robben, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Lahm, 8 Schweinsteiger, 9 Bale, 10 Falcao

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Beppe Bergomi, Sky Italia, Italy

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Pogba, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi, 5 Ribery, 6 Lahm, 7 Fred, 8 Neymar, 9 Robben, 10 Hummels

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Nick Bidwell, World Soccer, Germany

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Muller, 4 Ribery, 5 Van Persie, 6 Neymar, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Dante, 10 Vidal

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Alexander Bobrov, Sport Express, Russia

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Bale, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Robben, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Pirlo, 9 Falcao, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Zbigniew Boniek, FA president, Poland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Pirlo, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Ribery, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Sergio Ramos, 8 Yarmolenko, 9 Neuer

Manager: Lars Lagerback

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Ernst Bouwes, journalist, Holland

1, Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Van Persie, 4 Messi, 5 Robben, 6 Javi Martinez, 7 Yaya Toure, 8 Reus, 9 Di Maria, 10 Isco

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Dan Brennan, World Soccer, Scotland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Van Persie, 3 Messi, 4 Robben, 5 Bale, 6 Neuer, 7 Yaya Toure, 8 Schweinsteiger, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Luis Suarez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Liam Buckley, manager St Patrick’s, Rep Ireland

1 Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Bale, 4 Ribery, 5 Lahm, 6 Robben, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Van Persie, 9 Schweinsteiger, 10 Iniesta

Manager: Jupp Heynches.

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Bogdan Buga, journalist, Ukraine

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Robben, 4 Messi, 5 Muller, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Neymar, 8 Bale, 9 Falcao, 10 Yaya Toure

Bayern Munich

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Kalusha Bwalya, FA president, Zambia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Neymar, 4 Ribery, 5 Iniesta, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Bale, 8 Yaya Toure, 9 Falcao, 10 Robben

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Carlos Carpio, Marca, Spain

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Robben, 3 Messi, 4 Ribery, 5 Neymar, 6 Bale, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Van Persie, 10 Luis Suarez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Gabriel Cazenave, ABC, Paraguay

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Lewandowski, 6 Iniesta, 7 Neymar, 8 Robben, 9 Pirlo, 10 Aguero

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Michael Church, World Soccer, Hong Kong

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Schweinsteiger, 6 Van Persie, 7 Neymar, 8 Gundogan , 9 Cavani, 10 Bale

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Francois COLIN, De Standaard, Belgium

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Iniesta, 5 Van Persie, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Falcao, 8 Schweinsteiger, 9 Bale, 10 Courtois

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mike COLLETT, Reuters, England

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Iniesta, 6 Van Persie, 7 Falcao, 8 Cavani, 9 Iniesta, 10 Neymar

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Dez Corkhill, Astro Arena, Malaysia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Suarez, 4 Ribery, 5 Neuer, 6 Amer Deeb, 7 Shinji Okazaki, 8 Van Persie, 9 Conca, 10 Falcao

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jon Cotteril, O Globo, Brazil

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Neymar, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Ribery, 6 Robben, 7 Iniesta, 8 Thiago Silva, 9 Gotze, 10 Rooney

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Sean Creedon, World Soccer, Rep Ireland

1 Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Suarez, 4 Van Persie, 5 Bale, 6 Ribery, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Vidal, 10 Lahm

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Peterjon Cresswell, World Soccer, Hungary

1 Schweinsteiger, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Lahm, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Mata, 8 Falcao, 9 Iniesta, 10 Ozil

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Steve DARBY, coach/ESPN pundit, Malaysia

1 Iniesta, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Messi, 5 Ozil, 6 Schweinsteiger, 7 Muriqui, 8 Neymar, 9 Luis Suarez, 10 Ribery

Manager: Marcello Lippi

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Vicente Dattoli, Jornal de Brasilia, Brazil

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Lewandowski, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Neymar, 7 Cavani, 8 Iniesta, 9 Thiago Silva, 10 Balotelli

Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jan Hermen DE BRUIJN, Elf Voetbal, Holland

1 Arjen Robben, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Leo Messi, 4 Mesut Ozil, 5 Robin Van Persie, 6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 7 Robert Lewandowski, 8 Philipp Lahm, 9 Thibaut Courtois, 10 Franck Ribery

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jaap DE Groot, De Telegraaf, Holland

1 Robben, 2 Lahm, 3 Ribery, 4 Messi, 5 Van Persie, 6 Falcao, 7 Cristiano Ronaldo, 8 Neymar, 9 Iniesta, 19 Ibrahimovic

Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Martin Del Palacio Langer, World Soccer, Mexico

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Falcao, 5 Van Persie, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Neymar, 8 Muller, 9 Ibrahimovic, 10 Lahm

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jose Manuel Delgado, A Bola, Portugal

1 Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Robben, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Van Persie, 7 Neymar, 8 Neuer, 9 Bale, 10 Joao Moutinho

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mehmet DEMIRCAN, Fanatik, Turkey

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi, 5 Robben, 6 Neuer, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Muller, 9 Falcao, 10 Bale

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Klaas-Jan Droppert, World Soccer, Holland

1 Ribery, 2 Van Persie, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi. 5 Lahm, 6 Ronaldo, 7 Robben, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Cavani, 10 Muller

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jerzy Dudek, former international, Poland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Van Persie, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Ribery, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Falcao, 8 Pirlo, 9 Xavi, 10 Buffon

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

John Duerden, World Soccer, South Korea

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Muller, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Robben, 7 Neymar, 8 Bale, 9 Conca, 10 Lewandowski

Manager: Marcello Lippi

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Christian Eichler, FAZ, Germany

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Ribery, 4 Lahm, 5 Messi, 6 Schweinsteiger, 7 Ramsey, 8 Isco, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Vidal

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Adel Ferdowsipour, World Soccer, Iran

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5, Suarez, 6 Lahm, 7 Thiago Silva, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Yaya Toure, 10

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Johanna GARA, TV4, Sweden

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Robben, 6 Xavi, 7 Iniesta, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Muller, 10 Diego Costa

Manager: Jupp Heynkes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Sebastian Garcia, journalist, Argentina

1 Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Robben, 6 Neymar, 7 Aguero, 8 Vidal, 9 Pirlo, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Diego Simeone

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Philippe Germain, World Soccer, Canada

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi, 5 Levandowski, 6 Cavani, 7 Falcao, 8 Neymar, 9 Hazard, 10 Bale

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Brian Glanville, World Soccer, England

1 Cristiano ROnaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Aguero, 5 Neymar, 6 Bale, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Ozil, 9 Suarez, 10 Tevez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mark Gleeson, World Soccer, South Africa

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Neymar, 5 Robben, 6 Lahm, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Aboutrika, 9 Van Persie, 10 Rooney

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Miron Goihman, World Soccer, Moldova

1 Ribery, 2 Robben, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Messi, 6 Schweinsteiger, 7 Muller, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Lahm 10 Dante

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Rex Gowar, Reuters, Argentina

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Suarez, 6 Sanchez, 7 Neymar, 8 Aguero, 9 Di Maria, 10 Bale

Manager: Oscar Tabarez

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Victor Gusev, World Soccer, Russia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Messi, 4 Ribery, 5 Van Persie, 6 Bale, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Muller, 9 Falcao, 10 Aguero

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Simon HILL, Fox Sports, Australia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Falcao, 6 Bale, 7 Suarez, 8 Neymar, 9 Cavani, 10 Lewandowski

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jim Holden, World Soccer, England

1 Lahm, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Bale, 8 Neuer, 9 Neymar, 10 Robben.

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Aleksandar Holiga, journalist, Croatia

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Iniesta, 5 Busquets, 6 Ribery, 7 Xavi, 8 Falcao, 9 Lahm, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Brian Homewood, World Soccer, Switzerland

1 Pirlo, 2 Suarez, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Falcao, 5 Messi, 6 Cavani, 7 Ronaldinho, 8 Vidal, 9 Neuer, 10 Lahm

Manager: Safet Susic

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Alexander Ischenko, TV pundit, Ukraine

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Yarmolenko, 4 Hamsik, 5 Messi, 6 Pirlo, 7 Ibrahimovic, 8 Diego Costa, 9 Yaya Toure, 10 Eriksen

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Sasa Ibrulj, World Soccer, Bosnia

1 Ribery, 2 Messi, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo. 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Lewandowski, 6 Robben, 7 Lahm, 8 Van Persie, 9 Neymar, 10 Pirlo

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Ivan Kalashnikov, sports.ru, Russia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Lahm, 3 Pirlo, 4 Messi, 5 Robben, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Van Persie, 8 Yaya Toure, 9 Oscar, 10 Mkhitaryan

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Tor-Kristian Karlsson, scout/coach, Norway

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Schweinsteiger, 4 Cavani, 5 Lahm, 6 Ribery, 7 Aguero, 8 Bale, 9 Ibrahimovic, 10 Paulinho

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Ali Khaled, The National, UAE

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Mess, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Ribery, 5 Iniesta, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Muller, 8 Suarez, 9 Lahm, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Giannis KYRIAKIS, Espresso/Democratia, Greece

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Falcao, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Bale, 8. Mandzukic, 9 Neymar, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Kumi Kinohara, journalist, Japan

1 Schweinsteiger, 2 Lahm, 3 Ribery, 4 Messi, 5 Bale, 6 Cristiano Ronaldo, 7 Falcao, 8, Neymar, 9 Hazard, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Sergey Kiryakov, former international, Russia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Neymar, 6 Van Persie, 7 Falcao, 8 Sergio Ramos, 9 Aguero, 10 David Silva

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Dariusz Kurowski, World Soccer, Poland

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Lewandowski, 5 Ribery, 6 Neymar, 7 Iniesta, 8 Bale, 9 Van Persie, 10 Ozil

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jens Kirschneck, 11 Freunde, Germany

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Messi, 3 Ozil, 4 Ribery, 5 Muller, 6 Pirlo, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Cristiano Ronaldo, 9 Iniesta, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Roy Kitson, World Soccer, Northern Ireland

1 Messi, 2 Ribery, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Neuer, 5 Pirlo, 6 Weidenfeller, 7 Iniesta, 8 Alaba, 9 Barzagli, 10 Xavi

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Leon Krauze, Univision, United States

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Lewandowski, 4 Ribery, 5 Aguero, 6 Muller, 7 Neymar, 8 Diego Costa, 9 Gotze, 10 Lahm

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Julien Laurens, Le Parisien, France

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Van Persie, 6 Lahm, 7 Neymar, 8 Thiago Silva, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Luis Suarez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Kenny Laurie, Sport 360, UAE

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3, Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Van Persie, 6 Robben, 7 Bale, 8 Iniesta, 9 Xavi, 10 Lewandowski

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Lasana LIBURD, World Soccer, Trinidad & Tobago

1 Messi, 2 Lahm, 3 Neymar, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Ribery, 6 Van Persie, 7 Bale, 8 Robben, 9 Mata, 10 Ibrahimovic

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Fabio Licari, Gazzetta della Sport, Italy

1 Ribery, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Muller, 4 Messi, 5 Cristiano Ronaldo, 6 Robben, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Falcao, 9 Gundogan, 10 Neymar

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Abdulrahman Magdy, TV presenter, Egypt

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Messi, 6 Bale, 7 Falcao, 8 Van Persie, 9 Vidal, 10 Mohamed Salah

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jimmy Magee, RTE, Rep Ireland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Van Persie, 5 Suarez, 6 Yaya Toure, 7 Lahm, 8 Neymar, 9 Bale, 10 Neuer

Manager: Bayern Munich

Team: Pep Guardiola

 

Sam MATTERFACE, TALKsport, England

1 Franck Ribery, 2 Ronaldo, 3 Juan Mata, 4 Marco Reus, 5 Lionel Messi, 6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 7 Gareth Bale, 8 Dante, 9 Michu, 10 Robert Lewandowski

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Pierre Maturana, So Foot, France

1, Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Lewandowski, 5 Robben, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Van Persie, 8 Falcao, 9 Gundogan, 10 Bale

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mido, former international, Egypt

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Bale, 6 Pirlo, 7 Van Persie, 8 Ozil, 9 Cavani, 10 Vidal

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Glenn MOORE, The Independent, England

1 Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Lahm, 6 Schweinsteiger, 7 Falcao, 8 Bale, 9 Neuer, 10 Lewandowski

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Manfred Munchrath, Kicker, Germany

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Lahm, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Robben, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Van Persie, 8 Messi, 9 Ozil, 10 Yaya Toure

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Les MURRAY, SBS, Australia

1 Ribery, 2 Messi, 3 Neymar, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Lewandowski, 6 Van Persie, 7 Robben, 8 Falcao, 9 Ibrahimovic, 10 Bale

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Fred Musisi, journalist, Uganda

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Neuer, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Iniesta, 7 Falcao, 8 Neymar, 9 Suarez, 10 Schweinsteiger

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Andres Must, World Soccer, Estonia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ozil, 5 Suarez, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Lahm, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Bale, 10 Schweinsteiger

Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Vladimir Novak, World Soccer, Serbia

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Van Persie, 6 Robben, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Lahm, 9 Vidal, 10 Hummels

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Sigurd Odegaard, World Soccer, Norway

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Bale, 3 Ribery, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Suarez, 6 Messi, 7 Rooney, 8 Ozil, 9 Schweinsteiger, 10 Aguero

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Oluwashina Okeleji, BBC World Service, Nigeria

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Ribery, 4 Messi, 5 Aguero, 6 Yaya Toure, 7 Van Persie, 8 Suarez, 9 Enyeama, 10 Alaba

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Guy Oliver, Oliver’s Almanack, England

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Muriqui, 6 Aboutrika, 7 Humberto Suazo, 8 Van Persie, 9 Neymar, 10 Robben

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Yoshiyuki Osumi, journalist, Japan

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Neymar, 3 Van Persie, 4 Robben, 5 Ribery, 6 Messi, 7 Cavani, 8 Hazard, 9 Thiago Silva, 10 Neuer

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Michael Oti Adjei, journalist, Ghana

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3, Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Falcao, 6 Neymar, 7 Bale, 8 Van Persie, 9 Yaya Toure, 10 Robben

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Yazid Ouahib, El Watan, Algeria

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Van Persie, 6 Pirlo, 7 Levandowski, 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Ramsey, 10 Yaya Toure

Manager: Alex Ferguson

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Dejan Panic, Dan, Montenegro

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Branislav Ivanovic, 6 Robben, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Nemanja Matic, 9 David Silva, 10 Hazard

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jean-Pierre PAPIN, former international, France

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi, 5 Reus, 6 Aguero, 7 Cavani, 8 Iniesta, 9 Neuer, 10 Matuidi

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Rumen PAYTASHEV, World Soccer, Bulgaria

1 Ribery, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Robben, 5 Messi, 6 Ozil, 7 Falcao, 8 Cavani, 9 Bale, 10 Neymar

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Diego Daniel PaZ, Diario Diez, Honduras

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Iniesta, 3 Messi, 4 Falcao, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Ribery, 7 Neymar, 8 Robben, 9 Bale, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Diego Simeone

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Alberto Pereira Munoz, Onda Cero, Spain

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Vidal, 5 Neymar, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Reus, 8 Bale, 9 Aguero, 10 Diego Costa

Manager: Diego Simeone

Team: Atletico Madrid

 

Michal Petrak, iSport TV, Czech Rep

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Muller, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Neymar, 7 Bale, 8 Lahm, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Pedro PINTO, World Soccer, Portugal

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Robben, 3 Muller, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Ribery, 6 Messi, 7 Van Persie, 8 Mata, 9 Vidal, 10 Neymar

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Robert PIRES, former international, France

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Ribery, 4 Ozil, 5 Messi, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Gundogan, 8 Varane, 9 Pogba, 10 Yaya Toure

Manager: Arsene Wengr

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Maurizio Pizzoferrato, Radio Radio, Italy

1 Neuer, 2 Lahm, 3 Iniesta, 4 Ozil, 5 Cristiano Ronaldo, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Gotze, 8 Pirlo, 9 Di Maria, 10 Messi

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mike Plastow, World Soccer, Japan

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Lewandowski, 4 Pirlo, 5 Lahm, 6 Muller, 7 Neuer, 8 Falcao, 9 Hazard, 10 Van Persie

Manager: Alex Ferguson

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Ashok Purohit, Muscat Daily, Oman

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Neymar, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Bale, 6 Van Persie, 7 Falcao, 8 Robben, 9 Ribery, 10 Schweinsteiger

Manager: Carlo Ancelotti

Team: Germany

 

Keir Radnedge, World Soccer, England

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Neymar, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Messi, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Ronaldinho, 8 Schweinsteiger, 9 Aboutrika, 10 Enyeama

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bosnia-Herzegovina

 

Zdravko Reic, World Soccer, Croatia

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Ribery, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Messi, 5 Robben, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Van Persie, 8 Cavani, 9 Mandzukic, 10 Pirlo

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jefferson Rodrigues, TV Globo, Brazil

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Neymar, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Bale, 6 Messi , 7 Van Persie, 8 Schweinsteiger, 9 Lewandowski, 10 Aguero

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Emmanuel Rosu, World Soccer, Romania

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Ribery, 3 Robben, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Messi, 6 Gotze, 7 Schweinsteiger, 8 Xavi 9 Gundogan, 10 Iniesta

Manager: Jurgen Klopp,

Team: Borussia Dortmund

 

Alexandre Ruiz, BeIN Sport, France

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Iniesta, 4 Ozil, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Messi, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Reus, 9 Valdes, 10 Gundogan

Manager: Vicente Del Bosque

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Ben Rycroft, canadiansoccernews.com, Canada

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Suarez, 5 Neymar, 6 Ribery, 7 Lahm, 8 Thiago Slilva, 9 Aguero, 10 Bale

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Tom Saintfiet, coach, Malawi

1 Ibrahimovic, 2 Aubameyang, 3 Ribery, 4 Falcao, 5 Courtois, 6 Cristiano Ronaldo, 7 Neuer, 8 Messi, 9 Van Persie, 10 Ozil

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Andrew Smith, Scotsman, Scotland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Ribery, 4 Robben, 5 Messi, 6 Lahm, 7 Bale, 8 Van Persie, 9 Courtois, 10 Vidal

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Matt Spiro, BeIN Sport, France

1 Messi, 2 Ribery, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Lahm, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Suarez, 8 Iniesta, 9 Van Persie, 10 Neymar

Manager: Antonio Conte

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Manos Staramopoulos, Eleftheros Typos, Greece

1 Ribery, 2 Neymar, 3 Robben, 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, 5 Messi, 6 Ibrahimovic, 7 Lahm, 8 Cech, 9 Schweinsteiger, 10 Neuer

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Milorad Stojmanovski, World Soccer, Macedonia

1 Messi, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Ribery, 5 Iniesta, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Van Persie, 8 Neymar, 9 Ozil, 10 Bale

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Jacques Sys, Foot/Sport, Belgium

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Messi, 5 Van Persie, 6 Muller, 7 Falcao, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Robben, 10 Pirlo

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Rok Tamse, Slovenske Novice, Slovenia

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Cavani, 6 Bale, 7 Robben, 8 Ozil, 9 Iniesta, 10 Pirlo

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Masahiko Tejima, World Soccer Digest, Japan

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Neymar, 5 Bale, 6 Lahm, 7, Iniesta, 8 Muller, 9 Robben, 10 Lewandowski

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Troels Bager Thogersen, Tipsbladet, Denmark

1 Ribery, 2 Ibrahimovic, 3 Cristiano Ronaldo, 4 Messi, 5 Schweinsteiger, 6 Thiago Silva, 7 Yaya Toure, 8 Lahm, 9 Bale, 10 Ozil

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Taketsugu TOBE, Kyodo News, Japan

1 Neymar, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Lahm, 4 Robben, 5 Neuer, 6 Messi, 7 Ribery, 8 Lewandowski, 9 Thiago Silva, 10 Mesut Ozil

Manager: Jurgen Klopp

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Cees VAN CUILENBORG, European Sports Media, Holland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Ribery, 5 Neymar, 6 Iniesta, 7 Van Persie, 8 Muller, 9 Ozil, 10 Schweinsteiger

Manager: Vicente Del Bosque

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Colin Udoh, journalist, Nigeria

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Suarez, 6 Iniesta, 7 Rooney, 8 Aguero, 9 Van Persie, 10 Kompany

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated, United States

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Neymar, 6 Lewandowski, 7 Lahm, 8 Robben, 9 Pirlo, 10 Bale

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Tom WILLIAMS, AFP, England

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ribery, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Neymar, 6 Robben, 7 Lewandowski, 8 Lahm, 9 Bale, 10 Suarez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Richard WILSON, The Herald, Scotland

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Messi, 3 Ibrahimovic, 4 Ribery, 5 Suarez, 6 Reus, 7 Lahm, 8 Bale, 9 Lewandowksi, 10 Thiago Silva

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Wolfgang Winheim, Kurier, Austria

1 Cristiano Ronaldo, 2 Ribery, 3 Messi, 4 Robben, 5 Neymar, 6 Lahm, 7 Reus, 8 Bale, 9 Ibrahimovic, 10 Giggs

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Mike WoitalLa, Soccer America, United States

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Messi, 4 Falcao, 5 Ibrahimovic, 6 Neymar, 7 Muller, 8 Iniesta, 9 Xavi, 10 Suarez

Manager: Jupp Heynckes

Team: Bayern Munich

 

Oleg Zadernovsky, World Soccer, Ukraine

1 Ribery, 2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 Yarmolenko, 4 Ibrahimovic, 5 Messi, 6 Pirlo, 7 Totti, 8 Yaya Toure, 9 Hamsik, 10 Lahm

Manager: Diego Simeone

Team: Bayern Munich

 

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