Tuesday Dec 22  Posted by: irfaan  4 Comments »

Duo Named in World XI

Liverpool duo Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres have been named in the FIFA/FIFPro World XI for 2009.

The Reds pair were included in the line-up after more than 50,000 professional footballers from across the globe voted for the best player in each position.

Gerrard and Torres’ inclusion was announced at the FIFA World Player Gala 2009 in Zurich.

The XI in full:

Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), John Terry (Chelsea), Nemanja Vidic (Manchester Utd), Patrice Evra (Manchester Utd), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Xavi (Barcelona), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Fernando Torres (Liverpool).