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.