The FIFA/FIFPro World XI for 2012 was revealed at the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2012 Gala held in Zurich on 7 January. Over 50,000 professional players participated in voting for the award, which recognizes the best 11 players of the year. “What could be more satisfying than being selected by colleagues from other teams and other leagues?” Said Xavi, one of five Barcelona players named in the World XI for 2012. Club member got to participate in all the tension and excitement surrounding the award by predicting their personal Top 11 for 2012 by playing our annual FIFA/FIFPro World XI Predictor game. Over 54,000 Club Members participated in the prediction game, carefully navigating the list of 55-nominees and trying to predict the winning combination.

What could be more satisfying than being selected by colleagues from other teams and other leagues?

Spain international and Barcelona midfielder Xavi

The following Club members managed to accurately predict all 11 players in the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2012! Congratulations to the following 73 finalists:

Kamalrainb  Ranito7  xman90  Camilo-7910 A.WESLEY 
 MarceloST  blackangel91  colomsanti  dfer20  Catalanes14
 juan-09  Kevdaman  javier-PER21  JohnOnFire  alex1500-CRC
 MaNu-HoYoS  Hanns.G1995  jaktheking9  omarsalgado,  Juanco95
 IvanUnigarro  RENESITO09  ARonaldoKaka  karim49508  amauri_996
 wolverine-01  romago  moncho-COL01  juansealba  Alberto_ML7
 davincho-col  megaxebaz22  Ser1al-COL  JcesarV  dudinho86
 juansebas86  davidmexican  boykenryu  kamilo04  Balago
 Jmarcs10  JesuRedondo  sareon14  GuerreroGnz  Rmdavidk8
 erikson.sem  34mdt34.19  FerneyU95  pphl06  madagu-pt
 failingyew13  crismaot  angiep7  camilo9503  shazadshah
 Taimur7  Portiz1510  CR7real07  eduard6  cr-dzèko
 sandres7  tifeut  MateoBel  fredleon91  willians1032
 bryan912  roukev  maxdelbulla0  gio881023  vinicios7
 abdoulaye90  evel_hanna    

Grand Prize draw
While all the above club members put in an incredible prediction performance, there can be, ultimately, only one winner of the FIFA/FIFPro World XI Predictor Grand Prize - a special FIFA Ballon d’Or 2012 jersey signed by ALL 11 members of the 2012 FIFA/FIFPro World XI!

Follow @fifacomclub on Twitter closely next week to find out the result of the Grand Prize draw! All 73 of the above names will go into the draw and we will randomly select one name for the prize. Good luck to all our finalists!

The FIFA/FIFPro World XI for 2012 is: Iker Casillas (goalkeeper); Sergio Ramos, Gerard Pique, Daniel Alves, Marcelo (defenders); Xabi Alonso, Xavi, Andres Iniesta (midfielders); Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Radamel Falcao (forwards).