10. Thiago Silva | PSG | Defender

FourFourTwo claim that Thiago Silva is now widely regarded as the world's best centre-back. It's very hard to disagree.

The 29-year-old was outstanding for both Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil throughout 2013, winning the Ligue 1 and Confederations Cup titles with the respective teams.

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