Messi endured a difficult 2020 as Barcelona failed to win a major trophy, but, on a personal note, the 33-year-old scored an impressive 31 goals in all competitions last season.
Though he hasn't done enough to make the French outlet's 2020 World XI.
Manchester City's De Bruyne and PSG's Neymar make up the midfield alongside Joshua Kimmich and Thiago.
Manuel Neuer, Alphonso Davies, Sergio Ramos and Liverpool pair Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold make up the back line.
L'Equipe's 2020 World XI:
Virgil van Dijk
Kevin De Bruyne
The Catalan giants currently occupy 5th place in the La Liga table, 10 points adrift of league leaders Atletico Madrid.
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