au vs du

au vs du

In a writing challenge, two correct sentences were: "Je suis considéré comme l'un des meilleurs footballeurs DU monde." and "Je suis considéré comme un des meilleurs joueurs de foot AU monde." Why is it "au monde" in the second one?
Asked 10 years ago
LauraKwiziq language super star
Both du monde and au monde are correct. footballeurs du monde - the world's soccer players footballeurs au mond - soccer players in the world

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