It is often said that behind a great man, is an even greater woman supporting him throughout his career and it is no different with these pro athletes. In fact, in the soccer world, these woman are often referred to as WAGS (Wives and Girlfriends). Their luxury lifestyle promotes a perception that these ladies of the football players, are all beautiful but which of these WAGS are the hottest? We count down the list of the 10 hottest FIFA World Cups superstars’ wives and girlfriends.
1.Bruna Marquezine & Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
Bruna Marquezine is a Brazilian soap opera star. She started acting at a very young age and appeared in many different TV shows and short-films. Neymar is a Brazilian footballer who plays for FC Barcelona. When he was just 19 years old, he won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year and went on to win it again in 2012. Bruna dated Neymar up until earlier this year, when they decided to split, but it has been reported that they were seen together and kissing during Neymar’s training for the 2014 World Cup.
2. Antonella Roccuzzo & Lionel Messi
Antonella and Lionel Messi are both native to Rosario, Argentina and were no strangers to each other before they got together. Antonella is actually Messi’s best friend’s cousin and they met each other when they were 5. They grew up together with their families being friends.
3. Irina Shayk & Cristiano Ronaldo
Irina Shayk is arguably one of the most famous of the World Cup WAGS. She is a Russian model whose career started after being spotted in a High School pageant. She has been featured on the cover of several magazines, including Vogue and has started on an acting career with a role starring in the upcoming film,Hercules.
4.Alex Gerrard & Steven Gerrard
Alex Gerrard is an English model and fashion columnist for the Daily Mirror newspaper. She has also launched her own fragrance, simply called ‘Alex’ which was one of the top selling perfumes in 2007. Although, she didn’t start out as a model; Alex was formerly a nail technician. The couple have been together since 2002. Alex and Steven married in 2007 and have 3 daughters.
5. Coleen Rooney & Wayne Rooney
This popular couple has been together since the mere age of 16 years old. They have been married for over 6 years and have 2 children together. Coleen is popular with the international media, as she is known to be an extremely friendly and lovable lady. She could be considered one of the founder members of the WAG’s club and is well liked among the other lady’s in this unofficial ‘club’.
6. Bethany Dempsey & Clint Dempsey
This WAG is certainly not your average hottie! Bethany is not only remarkably beautiful, but also remarkably bright. She has obtained her Master’s degree and is an educational psychologist. The couple met in University and got married quite quickly, after just a year of dating. They have 2 daughters and a son. Clint is the Captain of the USA Football team and made successful headlines by scoring the fifth fastest goal in World Cup history, whilst playing against Ghana.
7.Shakira & Gerard Pique
This beauty does not necessarily need an introduction, but we will provide a short one anyway. Shakira is of course, famous for being a singer and belly-dancing, however, she is also a model, dancer and choreographer. She did not find instant fame though; in the early 1990’s she failed to achieve any following of her first 2 albums. It was when she released her 3rd album that her popularity began to grow.
8. Sara Carbonero & Iker Casillas
This Spanish TV presenter really made the headlines in the 2010 World Cup, when she was accused of distracting her Spanish boyfriend with her beauty during a match. His team went onto lose. Sara Carbonero interviewed her boyfriend, Iker, after the match, which brought her journalistic professionalism into question. She then became one of the most photographed people in the World Cup and was voted “The Sexiest Reporter in the World” Iker Casillas is the goalkeeper for the Spanish Team and Real Madrid. The couple have recently become parents to baby, Martin.
9. Natalia Velez rumored girlfriend of Radamel Falcao
Born in Ecuador, this Latin beauty moved to Colombia as a baby with her parents. Natalia Velez is best known for her work with GoDaddy, but she has been modelling from an early age. It was rumored that Natalia and Radamel Falcao were dating, however, Falcao is married to Lorelei Taron. Both deny that they dated and state that they don’t actually know each other! Falcao is reported to be among one of the top strikers in the world. He plays for AS Monaco and is representing the Colombian Team in the 2014 World Cup.
10. Lena Gercke & Sami Khedira
Lena Gercke is famous in her own right, as the winner of Germany’s Next Top Model in 2006. Her modelling career has gone from catwalk to catwalk, appearing in many Glamour magazines, including Cosmopolitan.Lena was previously involved with boyband member, Jay Khan up until 2009 and they lived in Berlin. These days Lena can be found living in both Berlin and New York. In 2011, she started dating Real Madrid footballer, Sami Khedira. Sami joins his Germany team hoping for World Cup Success.
11. Mandy Capristo & Mesut Özil
Mandy Capristo is a German pop star who’s dating German star Mesut Özil. Apparently she moved with him from Germany to England last summer when he transferred to Arsenal, so it must be serious.
12. Sarah Brandner & Bastian Schweinsteiger
WAG from the German team: Sarah Brandner, girlfriend of Bastian Schweinsteiger.As you can see, she doesn’t shy away from the WAG limelight.
13. Daniella Semaans & Cesc Fabregas
Now this World Cup WAG is definitely a cougar. Back in 2011, this Lebanese-born mother of two, then 36, met then Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas, then 23, in London. They hit it off, started dating, and by April of 2013 they had a daughter together.
The problem? Semaans was married when they met, and still going through an awkward divorce when her daughter with Fabregas was born.
14. Michela Quattrociocche & Alberto Aquilani
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Her name is a mouthful, but Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani doesn’t mind, because she’s also really hot.
15. Laia Grassi & Alexis Sanchez
If you like hot chicks who post tons and tons of duckface selfies on Instagram, you should follow Laia Grassie, girlfriend of Chile (and Barcelona FC) winger Alexis Sanchez.
16. Evangelina Anderson & Martin Demichelis
As you might have guessed, Evangelina Anderson is one of those buxom British pinup girls who populate the pages of so-called “lad mags.” If you would like to see her wearing even less clothing (pervert), that’s as easy as typing her name into Google and hitting enter. Her boyfriend? Oh right. Yeah, her boyfriend. She’s dating Argentina’s Martin Demichelis.
17. Szabo Rafaella & Axel Witsel
My high school French is a little rusty, but from what I can gather, Belgium’s Axel Witsel was with a gorgeous glamor model named Analicia Chaves for a while, but is now engaged to Szabo here…who also appears to be some sort of glamor model.
18. Kaya Hall & Phil Jones
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English defender Phil Jones is just 22 years old, so he’s probably not quite ready to settle down. However, if I were him, I’d want to go ahead and lock this model girlfriend into a longterm commitment. Because damn.
19. Amra Silajdzic & Edin Dzeko
This year will mark Bosnia and Herzigovina’s first ever apperance at the FIFA World Cup. To celebrate, Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko went out and got the hottest woman in Bosnia to be his girlfriend. (Surprise: she’s a model!)
20. Melissa Satta & Kevin-Prince
This is Melissa Satta, the girlfriend of Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng who once told Vanity Fair that her boyfriend is injured so often because they have tons of hot sex.
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