FIFA World Player of the Year: Seven Premier League stars on the shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will again go head to head for the title of world’s best footballer.

The Real Madrid and Barcelona superstars head the shortlist for the FIFA World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enjoyed another remarkable season in which he inspired Real to a La Liga and Champions League double while Messi topped him in the Spanish goalscoring charts.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham are all represented as well.

Real are the most represented side with a massive seven players of their own in the running for the gong.

Click through the gallery above to see the full FIFA shortlist.