FIFA and FIFPro, the worldwide players' union, revealed a shortlist of 20 defenders who have the chance of being included in the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013.
The likes of Nemanja Vidic, Vincent Kompany and Branislav Ivanovic all made the shortlist that was announced on Wednesday.
FIFPro and FIFA are due to reveal their 15-man shortlist of midfielders tomorrow and another 15 strikers next Monday, before announcing their team of the year.
Here we list who we think will make the 15-man midfield shortlist.
Click through the following pages to see our prediction.
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Remember the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are all classified as forwards rather than midfielders.