Liverpool and dominated the FIFA 20 team of the year with five of the starting XI, while there seven players in total from the Premier League.
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Only four players from outside the Premier League were nominated with no place for five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.
De Jong and De Ligt had been two of the stars of the Ajax team which reached the Champions League semifinals as well as a domestic league and cup double.
Fans of the EA Sports video game were offered a list of 55 players from which they had to vote for their team of the year. The full final XI is as follows:
1. Alisson Becker
2. Andrew Robertson
3. Virgil van Dijk
4. Matthijs de Ligt
5. Trent Alexander-Arnold
6. Frenkie de Jong
7. Kevin De Bruyne
8. N’Golo Kante
9. Kylian Mbappe
10. Sadio Mane
11. Lionel Messi