Lewandowski, Kimmich and Davies in world team
Great recognition for Robert Lewandowski, Joshua Kimmich and Alphonso Davies. The FC Bayern trio have been chosesn for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2020. This world team was determined by the international union of professional footballers. Treble winner Thiago, who has moved to Liverpool, is also in the best team of last year. The world selection is completed by Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, Kevin de Bruyne, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Defence: Roadrunner Alphonso Davies
The now 20-year-old Canadian was the discovery of the past year. The full-back played quickly into the hearts of the fans. Again and again Davies appeared at lightning speed and stole the ball from the opponent. As a result, he was nicknamed "FC Bayern Roadrunner". The Canadian international interpreted the role of the full-back very aggressively and set new standards. His solo run in the 8-2 win against FC Barcelona, when he danced, weaved and played a dream ball for Joshua Kimmich, will never be forgotten.
Midfield: Mentality monster Joshua Kimmich
Strong, versatile and incredibly willing: with these attributes Joshua Kimmich has become an indispensable part of the Bayern team. The Germany international started the season as a full-back - one of the best in the world - and then moved to central midfield - also playing at world-class level. No matter what position, Kimmich drives his teammates on and helps them give their best performance. The 25-year-old scored important goals, including in the top Bundesliga match against BVB at the end of May. His goal in the 1-0 away win was a key moment in the title race.
Attack: Goalgetter Robert Lewandowski
This man exceeded nearly every superlative in 2020. Robert Lewandowski shone in every competition and was top scorer in the Bundesliga (34 goals), Champions League (15) and DFB Cup (6). The Pole broke numerous records and is still writing his name deeper into the history books.
In addition to the trio, Manuel Neuer, David Alaba, Jérôme Boateng, Leon Goretzka, Thomas Müller, Serge Gnabry and former Bayern pro Philippe Coutinho were on the 55-strong candidate list for the Wold XI.