With the World Cup in full swing, there’s no denying that the league is full of gorgeous athletes who stand out on the field for their talent and their looks. But we can’t forget about their gorgeous companions who stand out in the crowd while cheering them on. Whether they’re supporting their beloved athletes from the stands or in high-priced box seats, see the stunning wives and girlfriends of the World Cup stars.
One soccer star’s wife actually went into early labor during one of his games!
Clarice Alves and Marcelo Support Each Other
Having been a long time fan of soccer, actress Clarice Alves followed Real Madrid closely throughout the years. One of the most talented players on the field, Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, caught her eye. After years of dating, the couple got married in 2008. They had their first child, a son named Enzo Gattuso, a year later. They welcomed another son in 2015. Now, Clarice and their boy cheer on Dad from the crowd.
In an interview with Globo, Clarice commented on the love that unites them, saying, “Marcelo supports me every day with my dialogues on TV or theater, and I always accompany him in games.”
Daniela Jehle Motivate Each Other In The Gym
German professional goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the German national team. The 26-year-old soccer star and Daniela Jehle met in 2012 and started dating shorting after. Ter Stegen was still playing for Borussia Monchengladbach when he and Jehle met, but when he left the team, she moved with him to Barcelona.
After five years together as boyfriend and girlfriend, they tied the knot in 2017. The small ceremony took place near Barcelona in Sitges. She has been spotted cheering on her beau during the World Cup.
Carol Cabrino Went Into Labor During a Game
The wife of defender Marquinhos, Carol Cabrino, is one of the most beautiful on our list. Cabrino is a Brazilian singer and reality television contestant who has been dating Marquinhos since she was a teen.
In 2015, the soccer star proposed to her underneath the Eiffel Tower. They were wed in a small ceremony the next summer. The gorgeous couple welcomed a baby girl, Maria Eduarda, into the world on November 1, 2017. Maria made quite the dramatic entrance into the world as Cabrino went into labor while watching her beau playing a Champions League match against Anderlecht.
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Pilar Rubio Is Busy With Three Young Boys
Pilar Rubio is the wife of Sergio Ramos, Spanish defender. The duo has been together since 2012, and are parents to three young sons — Sergio, Marco, and Alejandro. Despite having small children, Pilar and her little ones can’t stay away from the World Cup to cheer on Dad.
Pilar, who is a reporter and television presenter, was voted the most beautiful woman at the 2014 World Cup. And she has everything to keep the title this year, don’t you agree?
Sofia Balbi Is Successful Business Owner
Sofia Balbi is the wife of Luis Suarez, the Uruguayan striker who is considered one of the greatest soccer players in the world. At 28-years-old, she is successful in her own right and runs a clothing and accessories brand with Antonella Roccuzzo, the wife of Lionel Messi.
Balbi and Suarez started dating when she was just 15 after meeting on the streets on Montevideo. They married in 2009 and have two children together — a daughter and a son.
Noémie Happart Has Lots of Reasons To Smile
Model Noémie Happart conquered the heart of Yannick Carrasco, who defends the colors of the Belgian national team. The two met in 2015 and made things official when they tied the know in 2017 in Grace-Hollogne, her hometown.
Happart won the Miss Belgium title in 2013 and also represented her country in the Miss Universe and Miss World competition the same year. She is currently studying medicine and accompanies his soccer star husband who was recently transferred to Dalian Yifang in China after his move to Atletico Madrid.
Aine Coutinho Turns Heads
Aine and soccer star Philippe Coutinho — the Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazilian national team — met at a friend’s party and hit it off immediately. They dated for a few years before they tied the knot in 2012.
In 2017, on vacation in Brazil, the two has a large celebration in Rio de Janeiro to commemorate their five years of marriage. Coutinho also got a tattoo on his bicep to pay tribute to his wife. The brunette will surely turn heads in the stadiums during the World Cup.
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Georgina Rodriguez Is the Envy Of Women Everywhere
Cristiano Ronaldo is synonymous with soccer. He’s regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and has the salary to match. So who is the lucky lady that gets to keep him company? Georgina Rodriguez has been dating the soccer star since 2016 and has been spotted numerous times supporting him from the stands throughout the last two year.
Georgina was living a very normal life before entering into a relationship with one of the best players in the world. According to the European Press, she was a nanny in England and worked as a saleswoman in a luxury goods store in Madrid before she met Ronaldo. When the two began dating, agencies couldn’t help but notice her drop-dead gorgeous looks and began offering her modeling gigs. The gorgeous couple welcomed a baby girl in November 2017.
Shakira Needs No Introduction
This Colombian singer needs no introduction. Shakira met Gerard Piqué, Spain’s full-back, in 2010 when Piqué appeared in the music video for the singer’s song “Waka Waka,” which was selected as the 2010 FIFA World Cup anthem. The rest was history.
The couple fell in love and welcomed a son, Milan, in early 2013. Two years later, Shakira gave birth to another son, Sasha. In 2017, rumors emerged that they were about to separate, but the couple was denied these claims.
Christina Raphaella Cheers On Her Soccer Star Husband
Christina Raphaella is the wife of Matthias Ginter, a German professional footballer who plays as a center back for Borussia Mönchengladbach and the German national team.
Ginter and Raphaella met in the summer of 2015 and had a whirlwind romance. The soccer star and model are very young — both being born in 1994 — but seem to have a strong bond. They made things official in 2017 when they tied the knot. Raphaella is constantly photographed at games cheering on and supporting her athlete hubby. We’re sure to see lots of her in Russia!
Antonella Roccuzzo and Lionel Messi Have Known Each Other for Nearly 30 Years
Lionel Messi is one of the most talented soccer players out there, but he lives a relatively quiet life compared to some of his teammates. The soccer star has been especially hush-hush about his relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo, but we do know a little about the gorgeous duo’s backstory.
The two have known each other for nearly 30 years through her cousin, Lucas Scaglia, who was Messi’s best friend. Messi always had feelings for Antonella but any sort of relationship was put on hold in 2000 when he went to Barcelona to play soccer. The two reunited in in 2007 after the death of one of Antonella’s friends. They started dating the following year. In the last decade, they’ve tied the know and now have three children.
Anna Lewandowski Has Brains and Beauty
Anna isn’t just the wife of soccer star Robert Lewandowski — she’s also an athlete, a graduate of the Academy of Physical Education, as well as a specialist on nutrition, karate and representative of the country in traditional karate. Phew.
This gorgeous gal is successful in her own right, and currently runs her own business called Healthy Plan By An. Here, she helps clients live a healthier lifestyle by teaching them about diet and exercise. With 1.8 million followers on Instagram, it’s safe to say that girl’s got fans.
You’d be hardpressed to find a couple more beautiful than Alisson and Natalia Becker — previously Natalia Loewe. The Brazilian professional footballer plays as a goalkeeper for Italian club Roma and the Brazil national team and is currently in the World Cup.
The duo started dating in 2012 and was married in a small ceremony in 2015. Together, they have a precious daughter together and reportedly, love to live a quiet family life when their schedules allow it.
Célia Jaunat is so stunning that frankly, it’s distracting. The French goddess is the wife of Grzegorz Krychowiak, Poland’s midfielder and Paris Saint Germain player.
The beautiful model shares lots of images of herself in sensual poses and does not seem to tire of gracing us with her stunning selfies on social media. Hey, we’re not complaining. Of course, Jaunat is more than just good looks. In addition to her busy modeling career, she runs a successful blog called Style By Celia. Having been passionate about style all things fashion related since she was little, she regularly blogs about fashion trends and tips.
Bruna Marquezine and Neymar’s On-And-Off-Again Romance
With 29 million (yes, million) Instagram followers, fans just can’t get enough of Bruna Marquezine. The Brazilian actress and model began her career when she was just a child, working various commercials and video projects with the presenter Xuxa.
At 22-years-old Marquezine is still in the spotlight for her acting chops, as well as her love life. Marquezine is the girlfriend of soccer star Neymar. The duo met while at a carnival in 2012 and dating through 2013 before splitting up. It seems they couldn’t keep apart for too long as they got back together in 2014. They split again in 2016, but are now on again as Marquezine has been spotted cheering her soccer bae on at the World Cup.
Alicia Verrando Has Brains That Rival Her Beauty
Alicia Verrando is the love interest of Bernardo Silva, the Portuguese midfielder who plays for English club Manchester City and the Portugal national team. Verrando is French and Portuguese with brains that rival her beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s in International Business in 2015 and went on to add a degree in Business Administration and Management from SKEMA Business School in Sophia Antipolis.
She met the soccer star in 2013 after snagging a job as an intern as a marketing assistant in Monaco. The two have been dating ever since and she is frequently seen at his games showing support.
Thaísa Leal Supported Guerrero Through His Suspension
Thaisa Leal is the gorgeous girlfriend of Los Incas skipper Paolo Guerrero. Not only is Leal absolutely stunning — she’s also super supportive. Earlier this year, Guerrero was slapped with a 14-month suspension after testing positive for cocaine. Luckily, he was able to play in the World Cup and Leal was there supporting him through it all.
“It was not easy days and months, we went through a lot. We have to learn from situations we think are bad,” she wrote on her Instagram. “I will always be there, in the first row, cheering, encouraging, shouting, laughing, crying, excited and praying for you and for all your goals to come true.”
Roberto Firmino is a midfielder, forward, or winger who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. In May 2018, Firmino was named in Tite’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Undoubtedly a huge moment in his career, there’s no doubt his wife, Larissa Pereira, will be there to cheer him on.
The couple started dating nearly a decade ago and tied the knot in Firmino’s hometown of Maceió, Alagoas in June 2017. The couple has two daughters together.
Will Mel La Banca Be at The World Cup?
Rodrigo Bentancur may only be 21-years-old, but he’s already making his mark as a midfielder for Italian club Juventus. The only thing more important to Bentancur than his beloved sport? His gorgeous girlfriend, Mel La Banca.
Bentancur and La Banca have only been dating for about a year, but their whirlwind romance has been sweetly captured thanks to social media. Having played for the Boca Juniors before joining the Juventus team, this is the young athlete’s first time in the World Cup. Will La Banca accompany him? Only time will tell.
Ana Ivanovic is married to German professional soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger. The two began dating in September 2014 and were married two years later in Venice. In March 2018, the beautiful couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy.
If Ivanovic’s name sounds familiar, it’s because she, too, is a famous athlete — although she has since retired. Ivanovic is a former professional tennis player who was ranked No.1 in the world in 2008 after winning the French Open. The big win won her a cool $15 million. Talent runs in this family for sure!