Messi & Ronaldo in L’Equipe’s 2013 XI

French sports daily L’Equipe have included Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba in the best XI of 2013.

The Liga attackers have been named alongside the Blaugrana left-back, despite Alba missing a large part of the 2013-14 campaign through injury.

European champions Bayern Munich can boast five players in the team of the year, with Barca targets Vincent Kompany and Thiago Silva at centre-back.

Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Múnich)

Defence: Philipp Lahm (Bayern Múnich), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Thiago Silva (París Saint-Germain), Jordi Alba (Barcelona)

Midfield:, Yaya Touré (Manchester City), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Múnich), Thomas Müller (Bayern Múnich), Franck Ribéry (Bayern Múnich)

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

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