FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the five goalkeepers shortlisted for the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.
Barcelona have confirmed first-choice goalkeeper Victor Valdes will miss approximately six weeks after injuring his right calf in Spain's 1-0 loss to South Africa in an international friendly.
Goalkeeper Victor Valdes will undergo further tests to determine the extent of the calf injury he suffered in Spain's shock friendly defeat against South Africa.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen has insisted he is happy at Borussia Monchengladbach, but discussed rumours linking him with a move to Barcelona and his admiration of Victor Valdes.
Tim Cahill, Steven Gerrard and Hector Herrera feature alongside Barcelona and Roma in FIFA.com's latest look at the week's standout stats.
After more than two decades between the posts for Barcelona, Victor Valdes is leaving the La Liga giants at the end of the 2013/14 campaign and the Spanish international has admitted he may be interested in a move to Monaco.