The spark that ignites in the heart at the sight of a footballer with his kit drenched in complete sweat, droplets of sweat falling down when he swiftly passes his hand through his hair can just not be penned down. That open mouth look on the face makes you completely fall for the star. The football history is filled up to the brim with such breathtaking players who always stun you with their looks on as well as off the field. Here’s a list of 10 such heartthrobs.
10. Ignazio Abate
Born on 12 November 1986, the 28 year footballer represents Italy’s national team and club Milan at the right back. As jersey number 20 his achievements are enormous. He hasn’t received any honor as a professional player although but he is recognized for his skill and focus on the field and can definitely be looked up to for being at par with the top players. Apart from his skills he is obviously famed for his unbeatable looks. He is as stupendous in his looks as he is on field.
9. Lukas Josef Podolski
The Poland native Lukas Podolski serves Germany at forward position and is also presently playing for Arsenal club. His jersey is adorned with number 9. Well known for his strong shot, canny techniques and attacks he has been honored with UEFA Euro 2008 Silver Boot, the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt in 2010 and the Second Bundesliga top goal scorer in 2005. His looks set the field burning and temperatures soaring high.
8. David Villa Sanchez
Born on 3 December’81 the 32 year footballer is a representative of the national team of his birthplace, Spain. The man’s exquisite skills and looks are a treat to the eyes. He also plays for New York City club. He is a striker in both his national team as well as the club. His honors make the eyes more wide. He was honored the UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament in 2012, La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year in 2009, La Liga Best Defender inn 2001, 2010 FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe, 2010 FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball and USSA Male Athlete of the Year 2010. His looks and talent make him quite worthy of the attention he gets.
7. Radamel Falcao
Born on 10 February ’86, the 28 year old striker plays for the Columbian team and the Manchester United Club (currently on loan). He wears number 9 on his jersey and is presently one of the most handsome men of the football. He has been honored with the GQ Spain Sports man of the year 2012, Globe Best Footballer 2012 and Onze de Bronze 2012.
6. Francesc Fabregas Soler
Born on 4 May’87 the 27 year old footballer is a representative of the national team of Spain and also plays for the club Chelsea. The midfielderadorns number 4 on his jersey. He was honored with the PFA Player of the year 2007-08, the UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament 2012 and the FIFA u-17 World Championship Golden Ball 2003. His looks have made him fetch a position in the list of the football hunks.
5. Lionel Messi
Ascertained as the best player around the globe Messi is the captain of the Argentina national team and career FC Barcelona player. He has won his first FIFA World Player of the Year award when he was only 22. His skills not only make him the best player but his hotness goes with him even on the field. The intense looks on a cleft chinned face and incredible talent make him the one to look out for on the pitch.
Born on April 22, 1982 Kaka moved towards professional ranks when just 15 when he signed to the São Paulo youth club. Kaka’s best season was in 2007 when he became the league’s top scorer, and led his team to Champions League and Club World Cup titles. His broad smile and deep, long black eyes make him one of the cutest player but this cuteness on the field with intense skills and a seat drenched kit becomes ‘to die for’ hotness.
The German professional plays as a midfielder or forward but has been positioned in a variety of attacking positions.He has always been accolade for his stamina, team spirit and consistency.
Muller appears to be the most handsome robotic human who is just too good with his moves. Muller makes himself so comfortable with the ball that one gets completely engrossed in watching his moves. He is the one to watch out for if you observe his intricate finesse and skill.
2. Christiano Ronaldo
One of the hottest and the fittest footballers today Christiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on 5 February 1985 in Madeira, Portugal. The 29 year old footballer represents the Portugal national team as the captain and also plays for Real Madrid. He plays at the forward position. He has been honoured with the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award 2013-14 and the LFP Best Player 2013-14. His achievements are huge. He has been with Real Madrid since 2009 and in 176 matches has scored 197 goals. For Portugal he has scored 52 goals in 118 matches since 2003.
Beckham is a former English pro footballer. Born on 2 May 1975, Beckham was the English player who won league titles in four countries. He was the star of the England national team and has also played for a number of clubs including Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan etc. Beckham had a great 20 year career in the game and retired after his final game on 18 May 2013.
He is not just a footballer but a businessman, model and a spokesperson. Beckham carries with him a long list of honors, titles and awards. He joined the English team when 21 and won a total of 58 caps during his six years of captaincy. His skills have made him find a position for him in the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players. There’s even a movie in his name ‘Bend it like Beckham’. His looks are to die for and need no words in their appreciation.
Today it’s not just the women dressed in short skirts that catch an eye but any and every public figure is looked up to and they ought to be in their best. Male footballers all around the globe have an endless list of fan following which may not be based on talent but their ‘treat to the eyes’ appearance. Glamour and sports are now an intertwined web.