Two Spurs stars nominated for FIFPro World XI

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Kieran Trippier have been included on the 55-man long list for this year’s Fifpro World XI.

They have been included alongside seven of France’s World Cup winning team, and the entire starting XI from Real Madrid’s third successive Champions League winning team.

Harry Kane finished runner up in the golden boot race for the Premier League, but scooped first prize at the World Cup in Russia, with six goals.

Kieran Trippier also impressed on the world stage, scoring a sublime free kick in the semi final against Croatia.

The list was compiled of the votes of 25,000 footballers from 65 countries.

Players were asked to pick one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three attackers.

The final XI will be announced during the Best Fifa Football Awards in London on September 24.

The full list is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon, Thibaut Courtois, David de Gea, Keylor Navas, Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Defenders: Jordi Alba, Dani Alves, Daniel Carvajal, Giorgio Chiellini, Virgil van Dijk, Diego Godin, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, Dejan Lovren, Marcelo, Yerry Mina, Benjamin Pavard, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Thiago Silva, Kieran Trippier, Samuel Umtiti, Raphael Varane, Sime Vrsaljko, Kyle Walker.

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Casemiro, Philippe Coutinho, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, Andres Iniesta, Isco, N’Golo Kante, Toni Kroos, Nemanja Matic, Luka Modric, Paul Pogba, Ivan Rakitic, David Silva, Arturo Vidal.

Attackers: Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani, Paulo Dybala, Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Mario Mandzukic, Sadio Mane, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohammed Salah.

Should Kane and Tripps make the final XI?

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