Fifa has shortlisted the 10 players among which the top-3 players of this World Cup will be chosen. The condition (wrong, in my opinion) was, that they belonged to teams that had reached the semi-finals.
In my opinion, players like Joe Cole, Robben or Maxi Rodriguez could find a place in this list, had their teams reached the semi-finals.
Among the semi-finalists, Figo, Ricardo and Lahm could also have their names on.
However, rules are rules and these are the top-10 players:
My choice (among these):