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Andrés Iniesta's instrumental performances pulling the strings for FC Barcelona earned him a nomination for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or but there have been no shortage of other performers in attacking midfield. David Silva has been a revelation in the Premier League at Manchester City FC while Mesut Özil's performances for Real Madrid CF and Germany have stood out.
Marek Hamšík starred in SSC Napoli's successful Serie A campaign forming part of a menacing front three which tormented opposition defences. Wesley Sneijder completes an illustrious list of candidates with the FC Internazionale Milano man in the running for the second year in a row. Which of our choices has impressed you most? Let us know your opinion.
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