Luis Suarez has been shortlisted alongside the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award.
The Uruguayan, who hit 30 goals in all competitions for Liverpool last season, is part of the 23-man selection for the world player of the year award, which was announced on Tuesday morning.
Four current Barclays Premier League players join him on the shortlist. Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Manchester City's Yaya Toure and Arsenal's Mesut Ozil all make the cut.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi, who has won the award for the last four years, is also on the shortlist - as is Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, who scooped the prize in 2008.
The winner will be voted for by coaches, captains and journalists and will be announced on January 13 in Zurich.
Bayern Munich, who were crowned champions of Europe in May this year, dominate the list. Their French winger Frank Ribery is joined by teammates Philipp Lahm, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Paris St Germain trio Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva are also in the running, while their Ligue 1 rivals Monaco have a contender of their own in Radamel Falcao.
Meanwhile, former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez joins the 10-man coach of the year shortlist alongside the likes of Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti and Spain boss Vicente del Bosque.
Below is the shortlist in full:
Gareth Bale (Real Madrid/Wales) Edinson Cavani (Paris St Germain/), Radamel Falcao (Monaco/Colombia), Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Belgium), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain/Sweden), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona/Spain), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich/Germany), Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/Poland), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich/Germany), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany), Neymar (Barcelona/Brazil), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal/Germany), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus/Italy), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/France), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich/Netherlands), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich/Germany), Luis Suarez (Liverpool/Uruguay), Thiago Silva (Paris St Germain/Brazil), Yaya Toure (Manchester City/Ivory Coast), Robin van Persie (Manchester United/Netherlands), Xavi (Barcelona/Spain).
Coach of the year shortlist: Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid/ex-Paris St Germain), Rafael Benitez (Napoli/ex-Chelsea), Antonio Conte (Juventus), Vicente Del Bosque (Spain), Sir Alex Ferguson (ex-Manchester United), Jupp Heynckes (ex-Bayern Munich), Jurgen Klopp (Borussia Dortmund), Jose Mourinho (Chelsea/ex-Real Madrid), Luiz Felipe Scolari (Brazil), Arsene Wenger (Arsenal).