The final World XI will be announced on Monday 24 September alongside The Best FIFA Men's Player and Coach, The Best FIFA Women's Player and Coach, The Best FIFA Goalkeeper, the FIFA Puskás Award, the FIFA Fan Award and the FIFA Fair Play Award for 2018.
Spain (nine) and France (eight) are the countries with the most players represented on the list, with European players making up 71 per cent of the total players selected.
Finally, Inter have one representative in Sime Vrsajlko, who helped Atletico Madrid win the Europa League last term and was part of the Croatia side who finished runners-up in Russian Federation.
The shortlist of goalkeepers, defenders and attackers is a who's who of world football talent, with David De Gea joining last year's victor Gianluigi Buffon on the keepers shortlist.
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Former Barcelona star Andres Iniesta is on the list for the 12th consecutive year.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been included after winning a third successive Champions League title with Real Madrid. He has already won 9 World XI awards, including in 2017.
Gareth Bale, Sergio Aguero and Alexis Sanchez have missed out on the shortlist for attackers in the FIFA FIFPro World 11.