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Rooney Mara, the star of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" has been voted the third most desirable woman in the world by

'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara – who will be 40 in July, made the number one spot. Making her the oldest person to win the title in's Top 99 Most Desirable Women in the World list, after beating off competition from the likes of Rihanna and Kim Kardashian.

The brunette beauty said in a statement: "I am so honored to be AskMen's most desired woman this year. A big thank you to all the men who desire me."

More than one million votes were cast in the survey, which featured 11 of the honorees aged at least 35 or older, with 49-year-old Demi Moore the eldest in the list.
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James Bassil, editor-in-chief of the website, said: “I think it has a lot to do with the broadening profile of internet users, who are varying more and more in both age and background.

"I also think a lot of guys are surprised to hear Sofia's [almost] 40, because she doesn’t look it."

American model-and-actress Kate Upton was voted runner-up, while actress Mara was in third, followed by Miranda Kerr and Nicki Minaj respectively.

Other stars to make up the list included singers Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce, as well as actresses Zooey Deschanel and flame-haired beauty Emma Stone. Top 99 Most Desirable Women in the World, top 10:

1 Sofia Vergara
2 Kate Upton
3 Rooney Mara
4 Miranda Kerr
5 Nicki Minaj
6 Emma Stone
7 Scarlett Johansson
8 Kim Kardashian
9 Rihanna
10 Candice Swanepoel