Nike Mercurial Dominates FIFA FIFPro World XI 2019 Football Boots Battle

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
The 2019 FIFA FIFPro 2019 World XI was announced yesterday, chosen by over 23,000 professional footballers from a total of 68 countries. We take a look at which brands dominate the boots battle for the best players in the world, in association with our Football Boot statistics website Football Boots DB.

FIFPRO, the World Player Union, invited professional male footballers worldwide to pick a team with 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders, 3 midfielders and 3 forwards based on their performance during the 2018-2019 season. The players with most votes in their position were selected for the World 11.

FIFA FIFPro 2019 World XI - What do they wear?

8 players of the FIFA FIFPro 2019 World Line-Up are wearing Nike football boots, while three are sponsored by Adidas. The dominant boot is the Nike Mercurial silo, which is worn by 5 players.

Alisson (Nike Tiempo Legend 8)

Sergio Ramos (Nike Tiempo Legend 8), Matthijs de Ligt (Adidas X19.1), Virgil van Dijk (Nike Tiempo Legend 8), Marcelo (Adidas X19.1)

Frenkie de Jong (Nike Mercurial Superfly 7), Eden Hazard (Nike Mercurial Vapor 13), Luka Modric (Nike Mercurial Vapor 13)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Nike Mercurial Superfly 7), Kylian Mbappe (Nike Mercurial Superfly 7), Lionel Messi (Adidas Nemeziz 19.1)

If we look at the individual trophies awarded yesterday, "three brands managed to win titles". Adidas (Lionel Messi - Men's World Player Of The Year), Nike (Megan Rapinoe [Mercurial]- Women's World Player of the Year, Allison [Tiempo] (Men's Goalkeeper of the Year) and Puma (Sari van Veenendaal [ONE] - Women's Goalkeeper of the Year).

What do you think of the FIFA FIFPRO 2019 World XI? Which players do not deserve being selected in your opinion? Comment below and check out all Football Boot statistics on Football Boots DB.
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