Recently, over six million people voted in order to pick the World XI for 2013.

Choosing between some of the greatest stars on the planet, users of the site had an extremely tough choice when nominating the defenders to have in their team.

There were some fine and solid displays throughout the year of 2013, but in which place were the 12 nominated superstars ranked?

Well, looking at the percentage of votes the defenders received, we've ranked the 12 stars in order!

Let's take a look at the best defenders of 2013:

Do you agree with the ranking? Which stars deserve to be moved up in this list? Comment below!