Club World Cup title strengthens Barcelona's case

After Barcelona clinched their fifth trophy of 2015 with a 3-0 FIFA Club World Cup final win against River Plate, we ask how many of their eight nominees make your Team of the Year.

Luis Suárez, Claudio Bravo and Dani Alves with the FIFA Club World Cup trophy
Luis Suárez, Claudio Bravo and Dani Alves with the FIFA Club World Cup trophy ©Getty Images

Barcelona's eight UEFA.com users' Team of the Year nominees ended their 2015 on a high as they helped the Blaugrana lift a record third FIFA Club World Cup title with a 3-0 defeat of River Plate in Yokohama.

SELECT YOUR TEAM OF 2015

The eight players all started and impressed in their penultimate outing of the year, Lionel Messi notching the opener before Luis Suárez struck twice in the second half. The Uruguayan's double took his tally to five in Barcelona's two-game participation in Japan after scoring a hat-trick against China's Guangzhou Evergrande in Thursday's semi-final.

Dani Alves, Gerard Piqué, Javier Mascherano, Ivan Rakitić, Andrés Iniesta and Neymar are the other Barça players shortlisted for the Team of the Year and added to their Liga, Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup medals from the previous year by helping Luis Enrique's side to victory against the Argentinian outfit. How many of that glittering contingent make your XI?

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