Whilst much is made of the glorious goal scorers in world football, several defenders exist around the globe that are simply world-class at their trade.
Try as you might, you simply just can't get past several defenders in the world today; here's a snippet of some of the top defenders in the game today.
As with most lists, this is by no means exhaustive and offers a selection for some of the best defenders in world football today, though opinions will no doubt vary. Feel free to make your selections and inclusions in the comments section below.
Here are the 10 defenders in world football who you just can't beat.
All statistics courtesy of WhoScored.com