Centre-midfield – Yaya Toure
Does this really need any further explanation?
Leo Messi has been the best player in the world for the past four seasons, but even the most ardent Messi fans must admit Cristiano Ronaldo has enjoyed a more impressive 2013.
Whether that will translate into a second Ballon d'Or award is anyone's guess - Franck Ribery has a strong claim also.
But there's no doubt Ronaldo deserves a spot in this Dream Team.