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FIFA World Player of the Year Shortlist

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Here's the shortlist, in alphabetical order. Discuss:

1. Buffon
2. Cannavaro
3. Cech
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
5. Deco
6. Drogba
7. Essien
8. Eto’o
9. Gattuso
10. Gerrard
11. Henry
12. Juninho
13. Kaka
14. Klose
15. Lahm
16. Lampard
17. Marquez
18. Messi
19. Nesta
20. Pirlo
21. Ribery
22. Riquelme
23. Ronaldinho
24. Rooney
25. Terry
26. Tevez
27. Thuram
28. Torres
29. van Nistelrooy
30. Vieira

My vote's for Messi but the most under-rated player on that list would be Riquelme. The man's an absolute magician. If I were to make a team from the shortlist, it would look something like this:

GK - Buffon

RB - Thuram
CB - Nesta/Marquez
CB - Cannavaro
LB - Lahm

RW - Messi
CM - Essien
CM - Gerrard
LW - Ribery

Withdrawn Striker - Kaka

Striker - Eto'o