The football exact carbon copy of the Oscars swept into London on Wednesday as the very first actually FIFpro prizes were released in front of distinguished stars from the sides of activity, audio, screen and also our own Marc Duffy (but the legality of how a admission was obtain remains under suspicion!)
Over 38,000 participants from 40 countries addressing FIFpro were involved in voting, with 55 participants small shown in the end. Following a nights great entertainment, including prizes for Ronaldinho (world person of year), Wayne Rooney (young person of the year) and Cristiano Ronaldo (young person of the season as chosen by fans) the World XI was released as:
GK: NELSON DIDA (Brazil/AC Milan
DF: CAFU (Brazil/AC Milan
DF: ALESSANDRO NESTA (Italy/AC Milan
DF: JOHN TERRY (England/Chelsea)
DF: PAOLO MALDINI (Italy/AC Milan
MF: RONALDINHO (Brazil/Barcelona
MF: FRANK LAMPARD (England/Chelsea)
MF: CLAUDE MAKELELE (France/Chelsea)
MF: ZINEDINE ZIDANE (France/Chelsea
FC: SAMUEL ETO’O (Cameroon/Barcelona)
FC: ANDREI SHEVCHENKO (Ukraine/AC Milan
But do we care about the ‘official’ group? A team that’s that has 5 participants over 30, with a mixed era of 168? A team with a particular Zinedine Zidane, who in truth, had a typical season for True Madrid? Obviously we don’t since there’s only 1 ‘official’ group that matters and that’s the Bootroom XI, chosen by you, the SI public. So without further ado in association with Activities Involved The Bootroom happily gift ideas YOUR World XI.
Note: The participants in each position have now been shown in ascending buy i.e. Terry was the absolute most chosen for opponent
GK- PETR CECH (Czech Republic/Chelsea): The very best goalie in the Premiership, if not the world. In his first season in Britain not just did he pick up his first championship medal, Cech also collection a run of 1024 minutes without conceding a target, a fresh English top trip record. Least objectives conceded and most clean sheets last season not just gained him the Barclays Fantastic Gloves for ’04/’05 but additionally the main shirt in you World XI.
DF- JOHN TERRY (England/Chelsea): José Mourinho has dubbed him ‘the very best centre-back in the world’ and who can argue? Following lifting both Group Pot and Premiership title, world class display at the rear saw Terry also Voted Player of the Year by his other professionals. England’s destroy to Northern Ireland only shown simply how much the Britain security overlooked Terry’s control and firm, adding more maintain he is the greatest centre-back in the world.
DF- CARLES PUYOL SAFORCADA (Spain/Barcelona): On the 2nd October 1999 Puyol produced his first group debut, and actually ever since then has produced the best side of security his own. A person that generally provides his all, this season has observed Puyol linked to a go on to the Premiership with equally Manchester United and System the leading candidates. Only 27, Puyol is entering his perfect which may see him, 1 day lead equally team and country.
DF- ALESSANDRO NESTA (Italy/AC Milan): Among the five participants that seems in both FIFpro and The Bootroom World XI. Capped over 60 situations for his place Nesta is really a typical Italian opponent, difficult to get pass and comfortable on the ball. In his first season with AC Milan he gained the Coppa Italia, Champions Group and Western Super Pot and was very unfortunate to gather a athletes up medal in the destroy to Liverpool
DF- GABRIEL HEINZE (Argentina/Manchester United): A £6.9 million signing from PSG, Heinze gained over equally fans and pundits along with his tough tackling and 100% commitment to the task. Picking right up the Fans person of the season for United an awful harm against Villarreal, considers the left-back out for the remaining season, a massive hit for Alex Ferguson’s team.
MF- RONALDINHO (Brazil/Barcelona): The third person to be chosen in both FIFpro and Bootroom World XI. What can you claim about Ronaldo de Assis Moreira that hasn’t been claimed? A 27 million Euro signing from PSG, the little Brazilian has misled his way through the very best defenses in Manhunter Liga and on the Global stage. Ronaldinho can sit his FIFpro earth person of the season award next to his FIFA earth person of the season award and his Manhunter Liga Championship medal, equally gained last year.
MF- STEVEN GERRARD (England/Liverpool): Gerrard support lift Liverpool’s sixth Western Pot having an inspirational efficiency in Istanbul last season and that’s why he’s been selected in your World XI. With almost 300 games under his strip for Liverpool Gerrard has lifted the Group cup (twice), FA Pot and UEFA Pot in his eight years in the very first team. A operating power for Liverpool, when Gerrard is together with his game he is very unstoppable.
MF- FRANK LAMPARD (England/Chelsea): The next person that seems in both FIFpro and Bootroom World XI. Earning Footballer of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association, Barclay’s person of the season and Player of the Year by fans on the PFA site only reveals what type of season Frank Lampard Jnr had. A £11 million signing from West Pork, lots of fans and pundits were bemused as why Chelsea were shell out so much for an over-weight and over-rated player. But four years on Lampard is becoming an established area of the group rating crucial objectives from midfield.
MF- KAKA (Brazil/Ac Milan): The 23 year old actually shined this season with a brilliant first half efficiency against Liverpool in the Champion’s Group Final. Signing from Sãe Paulo FC in 2003, Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite obtained 10 objectives in 30 appearances earning the Italian Serie A Championship and the Western Super Pot in his first season. Kaka’s most useful position is just behind the striker wherever his monster moving and returning late in the box has swiftly become his trademark.
FC- ADRIANO (Brazil/Inter Milan): A necessity signing for all participants of Baseball Supervisor, Adriano Leite Ribeiro revealed just what a class striker he has been an extraordinary 15 objectives in 16 appearances last season. A robust and very skillful striker who seemingly have existed for a long time, Adriano remains only 23 and comes with an unbelievable future in front of him
FC- ANDREI SHEVCHENKO: (Ukraine/AC Milan): The final person to be selected in both FIFpro and Bootroom World XI. Signing for $26 million from Dynamo Kyiv, Shevchenko should go down as one of the greatest strikers to acceptance Serie A. In December 2004, Shevchenko was called Western Footballer of the Year after rating the earning penalty against Juventus in the Champions Group final in 2003. Shevchenko can report objectives with equally legs, is graced with great close get a grip on and velocity that usually leaves defenders for dead.