Pick your Ballon d'Or XI: The hardest team selection you will ever make

Ballon d'Or team selector

When you have the best players in the world to choose from, how do you pick the best XI?

Surely Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale can't all play up front? Or can they?

Or maybe you are feeling patriotic. Could England and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy force his way into your line-up?

Use our team selector to pick your starting XI from the 30 players on this year's Ballon d'Or shortlist - then share it with your friends.

Only three defenders were named on the shortlist this year, so we expect some attacking formations...

My Ballon d'Or XI

Who do you think are the top players in World football in each position? Pick your XI from the 30-strong list of Ballon d'Or nominees and then share it with your friends using our team selector.

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