Some say that sports and women do not mix. But sometimes, if not most of the time, there are strong and gorgeous women behind successful athletes. Just like these 13 Gorgeous Wives and Girlfriends of European Footballers. Yes, European footballers also have women in their lives that are work talking about. We’re talking about some of the finest women around the world that these athletes call their better half. Many of these women make just as much money as their spouses, raise their children and are there to support their significant other at every game. Here they are.
Analicia Chaves and Karim Benzema have been together for over a year. She and Rihanna actually had a short feud over who was the “other” woman. So she defended that, “Karim and I have been together for over a year,” Chaves said. “Rihanna is the other woman!” The 25-year-old model feistily says. Karim is actually her second footballer boyfriend. Karim is professional footballer of Algerian descent who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team as a striker.
Who doesn’t know Shakira? But just in case, Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer-songwriter known for excellent belly dancing ability like no other woman in the world. Her hips definitely don’t lie as she was able to snag Gerard Pique, the Spanish professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team. They have two children together, named Milan and Sasha. Gerard lovingly says about Shakira, “She is the best mom in the world, next to mine. Milan could not have a better mom. She is very dedicated, the love and the connection between them is amazing.”
Elena Galera is a Spanish woman who used to work as a nursing assistant, assistant physical therapist and assistant dentist. Elena and Sergio started dating in 2014 and had a son they named Enzo born two years after they started dating. Sergio Busquets is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.
Sofia Balbi is married to Luis Suarez since 2009. The couple were actually childhood friends that turned to sweethearts. They have two kids right now named Luis and Sofia. Luis Suarez is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguay national team. Suárez is widely known as one of the best strikers in the world. Sofia said about his husband, “The truth is, his personality hasn’t changed since the first time I met him when I was 12 and he was 15. The only difference is that he’s now on the TV! He’s exactly the same. Perhaps he’s now a little bit more shy than before, but really he’s not changed. It’s for this reason that I love him.”
9. Camille Tytgat (Raphael Varane)
Camille Tytgat is a stunning Frenchwoman who took good care of him after he had a short period of rest due to a knee injury. She’s pretty low profile and likes to keep her personal life away from the camera. But what we do know is that she is a law student and that they have been together for quite some time. The couple is not also a fan of posting their photos on social media. Raphael Varane plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the French national team, as a central defender. They recently tied the knot somewhere in France.
Antonella Roccuzzo is a model and has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Antonella and Lionel have been together since 2008. They now have two lovely children named Thiago and Mateo. Back when she was a student of Nutrition science, Antonella shifted her base to her beau’s home in Barcelona, to stay in touch with her love, and continued her left education. Lionel Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona. He is often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, as he is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d’Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes.
Emma Rhys-Jones is a low profile woman who prefers to stay at home in her pyjamas and with a good glass of wine. Emma and Gareth have been together for overten years and are high school sweethearts. They now have two beautiful daughter, named Alba Viola and Nava Valentina. Gareth Bale is a Welsh footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He is well-known for his ball striking from distance, swerving free kicks, and his tremendous speed. He even set a world record for his transfer fee from Tottenham to Real Madrid, even higher than Cristiano Ronaldo.
Andrea Salas was crowned Miss Hawaiian Tropic in 2006 and got married to Keylor Navas in 2009. Keylor Navas is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Costa Rica national team as a goalkeeper. Navas joined Real Madrid in 2014 for €10 million. Andrea gave birth to their son Mateo in April 2014. Andrea sais that his husband is, a good friend, a joker, a good husband, and father.”
Pilar Rubio is a Spanish reporter, TVpresenter, actress and model. She became famous for covering events for the program Sé lo que hicisteis… for the television network La Sexta. She also appeared in several films. Pilar and Sergio have been together since 2012 and have two children together. Sergio Ramos is a Spanish footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Spain national football team. He serves as a captain for both, Real Madrid and the Spanish national team. A central defender, he can also play as a right back, which fulfilled earlier in his career.
Joana Sanz is a Spanish Model from the Canary Islands who now lives in Barcelona. She was crowned best model at L’Oreal Paris Awards in September 2016. Dani Alves is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a right back for Italian club Juventus and the Brazil national team. Before dating the gorgeous model, Dani was married from 2008-2011 but gor divorced. He had two children. As bizzare as it may be, his ex-wife is also now his agent.
3. Coral Simanovich (Roberto Sergi)
Coral Simanovich is a 24-year-old Israeli model and fashion student. Robert and Coral actually met through Instagram. Coral shares, “There’s that popular page on Instagram, when you see photos of people you don’t know. one of my photos appeared there. he saw it and he ‘like’ it. From Instagram we took it to facebook and from there we moved another step and we started sending SMS to each other.” Roberto Sergi is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona. Mainly a central midfielder, he can also operate as a defensive midfielder, full back or winger.
Romarey Ventura is a model and used to be a tourism student at the University of Spain in Sevilla. Jordi Alba is a footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team. He’s mainly a left-back and a player of great speed, he can also operate as a left winger. The couple have managed to keep their relationship under wraps and they seem pretty happy with each other. Just check out her social media posts and you’ll see their sweetness together.
1. Fanny Neguesha (Mario Balotelli)
Fanny Neguesha is a Belgian model, singer, showgirl, actress, dancer and media personality. She started her career in France at Lixya agency. She is definitely a stunning woman and Mario is one lucky guy. The couple got enggaged in March 2013 but split in September 2014. Mario Balotelli is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Liverpool and the Italy national team.
These professional footballers are definitely lucky guys because these 13 gorgeous women are just drop dead gorgeous. These women are not just fine looking but they are also supportive to their significant other. Most of them would be spotted watching their partner’s game and cheering them on. Sometimes even wearing their uniforms to declare their love and support for them. European footballers definitely have excellent taste when it comes to women. These 13 wives and girlfriends, WAGs as they call it, just proves that succesful men also have gorgeous and supportive women supporting them.