Australia’s Tim Cahill (left) and Ben Halloran help us celebrate our favorite part of the World Cup — when the players remove the shirts at the end of the game and swap them with their opponents. What a FANTASTIC tradition! We couldn’t be happier about it. Check out our favorite images from this past first week of the 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil:
Uruguay’s Edison Cavani:
USA’s Kyle Beckerman:
England’s Glen Johnson:
Brazil’s Dani Alves:
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Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) / Neymar (Lupo) / Tim Howard (Interview)
Consider this Top 50 Hottest World Cup Players list your ultimate guide to the sexiest guys of Brazil 2014. We make that claim with real authority, because we just spent countless hours poring over photos of each and every one of the tournament’s 736 players. Yes, even No. 3 keepers and perennially unused substitutes. To be honest, our eyes are crossed from checking out all the beautiful men playing the Beautiful Game!
You’ll find at least one player from each of the participating 32 countries, and sometimes two. When there were ties, we went to our own version of a penalty shootout, in which we weighed such things as on-pitch performance and playing time with predilections for shirtless pictures and overall fine form (in both senses of the phrase).
We resisted, once again, including Cristiano Ronaldo on a list such as this, since he appears on every other post like it on the entire World Wide Web. But he’s not only the best footballer in the world right now, he’s arguably the best-looking player. And, at the very least, we can all agree he is certainly the best man-scaped one. But we also experienced some pleasant revelations on the 23-man rosters, including Japan’s adorable fashionplate Atsuto Uchida and Ghana’s gorgeous goalie Adam Kwarasey. In addition, we are proud to announce that we are doing our part for U.S.-Iranian relations by featuring the Adam Lambert of Iran, the fun and foxy Alireza Haghighifan.
Our sincere hope is that the results of our research lead to every single match holding at least some interest for you — even if you don’t find soccer as a sport the least bit interesting. The World Cup tournament runs through July 13, so you have plenty of time to check out our Top 50 Hottest World Cup Players 2014, both on the field and in these pics:
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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his perfectly toned legs in training over the weekend. Alas, not is all well with those thrilling thighs. Yes, Team Portugal’s main man suffered a leg injury that is casting doubt on his full participation in the upcoming World Cup. While we’d really miss seeing him on soccer’s greatest stage, his absence would be a boon to our boys on Team USA, improving their chances of getting out of the Group of Death (Portugal, USA, Germany and Ghana). In fact, in our favorite story of yet to come out of the World Cup, a witch doctor in Ghana is taking credit for Crissy’s injury.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is clearly having a moment. Fortunately for us, he’s having it wearing as little clothing as possible! The soccer superstar’s latest public exhibition of skin came over the long holiday weekend, when his team Real Madrid won the Champions League final. Cristiano is catching flak in some circles for removing his shirt after scoring on a penalty kick. His topless celebration was a little over the top, but who are we to criticize? All love, Cristiano, all love — until your Portugal plays the U.S. in the World Cup in a couple of weeks! We wish you zero goals, but feel free to remove your jersey nevertheless.
Enjoy photos and gifs of Cristiano Ronaldo’s shirtless celebration:
51 Photos of Cristiano Ronaldo Shirtless
Naked Cristiano Ronaldo Kicks Off the World Cup
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Well, well, well, isn’t this a pleasant surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo gets naked for the latest issue of Vogue Espana. While we see parts of the Real Madrid player we’ve never seen in his many underwear photos, his girlfriend — the equally smoking-hot Irina Shayk — is unfortunately covering up the goods. (Cockblocked!) The soccer superstar and the supermodel dress down for and sex up the June 2014 issue of the magazine for the cover story Amor y Futbol. This is the first major coverage we’ve seen in the lead up to the 2014 World Cup, and if this is any indication, this is going to be one scorching summer!
Read on below to check out the full cover and more hot photos shot by Mario Testino, plus video of the skin-filled photo shoot:
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David Beckham is retired from the soccer pitch, but he still is keeping himself in top form, as you can see in these newly released images. Beckham shared the shots of him modeling his new H&M swimwear line via his Facebook page late last week. He remains an impressive specimen, which makes us very happy. We just wish Becks looked a little happier about taking his clothes off yet again. More pics below!
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Bad Photoshop by Swoonworthy
Eric Decker is a New York Jet. Repeat: Eric Decker is a New York Jet. We go to sleep and he isn’t a Jet — we wake up and he totally is. IS THIS REAL LIFE?!?!
It’s not only real life, it’s a fantasy come true: The No. 1 hottest guy in the entire NFL has signed with our hometown team. Decker reportedly says that the Denver Broncos, his team for the last four years, never even offered him a deal. A shame for many reasons, not the least of which is how spectacular he looks in orange. We dare say he’ll look pretty damn great in green too. (Spoiler alert: He looks flawless in — and out of — everything.)
The wide receiver was a popular fantasy league pick last season, thanks to his fruitful association with Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. No one, least of all the Jets themselves, yet knows what the future holds for the QB position of Gang Green. Expectations are that last season’s rookie quarterback, Geno Smith, will retain the spot, despite mixed on-field results. If so, we hope that Geno — unlike Tim Tebow when he was with Denver — will throw Decker the damned ball.
Prognosticators are also saying that the Jets will cut swoonworthy QB Mark Sanchez, who was injured all last season. This is terrible news for those of us hoping for a fantasy team of a different kind. Can you imagine if Mark were the starter again and Eric was his favorite target? I mean, can you IMAGINE? Wow. Might need to take a break for a minute … Wow.
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