The central defender and midfielder, who won the English League, Champions League, FA Cup and Club World Cup with the English club, joins teammates John Stones, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior and Jude Belingham, all from Real Madrid, Kyllian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain) and Lionel Messi (Inter Miami).

Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, from Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr, who was the top scorer of the calendar year, with 54 goals, including 10 for the Portuguese national team, in qualifying for Euro2024, was among the 23 names, but ended up being left out of 'eleven'.