FIFPro announces its 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th string XIs following World Player of the Year announcement…
Premier League stars Vincent Kompany and Sergio Aguero are voted into the FIFPro World 3rd string XI 2013, alongside a host of European superstars. Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso also makes the side, despite missing much of the year with an injury.
Does Schweinsteiger especially not deserve to have been selected into a higher team?
3rd string XI:
Buffon (Juventus), Alba (Barcelona), Kompany (Manchester City), Dante (Bayern Munich), Hummels (Borussia Dortmund); Pirlo (Juventus), Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid); Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund), Cavani (PSG), Aguero (Manchester City)
(1st string XI: Neuer, Alves, Ramos, Silva, Lahm; Xavi, Iniesta, Ribery; Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic, Messi)
(2nd string XI: Casillas, David Luiz, Pique, Marcelo, Alaba; Ozil, Bale, Y.Toure; Neymar, Falcao, Van Persie.)