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France Football Unveils Ballon d'Or Dream Team....And It Is Full Of Legends

France Football recently unveiled their Ballon d'Or Dream Team given there will not be a main award handed out this year, but two other XIs were also revealed.

After a shortlist was drawn up by France Football, 140 journalists from around the world voted on the players which made the Dream Team. 

Yashin, Cafu, Beckenbauer, Maldini, Matthaus, Xavi, Maradona, Pele, Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Ronaldo Nazario were those who made the cut, leaving a number of footballing legends on the wayside.Later though, France Football revealed two other XIs consisting of the second and third most voted in each position. 

And even still, there are many who have missed out on these Dream Teams, most notably Iker Casillas who wasn't among the top three goalkeepers.

The silver team is made up of Buffon, Carlos Alberto, Baresi, Roberto Carlos, Pirlo, Rijkaard, Zidane, Di Stefano, Garrincha, Ronaldinho, Cruyff.While the bronze team is made up of Neuer, Lahm, Sergio Ramos, Breitner, Neeskens, Didi, Platini, Iniesta, Henry, Best, Van Basten .

In addition to the absence of Casillas, many legends failed to make the cut, including Eusebio, Gerd Muller, Schuster, Socrates, Baggio, Passarella, Nilton Santos, Maier, and Banks.

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