The best footballers in the world command big wages, respect and the admiration of men and women alike who appreciate their athleticism, skill levels and maybe sometimes their looks and charm. It is perhaps unsurprising then that many have the best looking wives and girlfriends (wags) around. Often drawn from the ranks of top models, actresses and singers, these wags have become a part of the industry in their own right, admired as much as their soccer player other halves by many fans (well, almost).
Abigail Clancy is a lingerie and catwalk model who is easily one of the prettiest women alive. With her stunning looks she could have anybody and the lucky man who made Abigail his wife is non-other than Portsmouth’s Peter Crouch. Known for ‘batting above his weigh’ on the field, it seems he does the same off it; he was once asked what he would be if he wasn’t a footballer, to which he replied ‘a virgin!’
Rosaria Cannavo is the hot wag of Italian defender Christian Panucci. She is a well-known TV personality, model and dancer who is involved with Panucci for the second time, maybe this time the 26 year old beauty is ready to settle with her man.
Sylvie Van Der Vaart
Sylvie Van Der Vaart is a catwalk model who is married to Tottenham midfield star Rafael Van Der Vaart. The Dutch couple have been married for seven years and have a young child together. Despite being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, the 34 year old model is doing fine and still looked great recently when she was spotted on vacation on a Spanish beach with her family.
Alena Seredova, wife of Juventus goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon is a Czech born beauty who once came fourth in the Miss World competition. Since then, Alena has been a top glamor model working for many of the most recognisable industry names including Penthouse and Playboy. Not just a pretty face (and body), she is also a successful business woman who co-owns a line of clothing with former Inter star Christian Vieri.
Ilary Blasi is the wife of AS Roma superstar Francesco Totti who started her acting career at the age of three. After appearing on TV and in the movies for a number of years, the Italian born beauty turned her hand to modelling and has had spells as a show girl.
Elisabetta Canalis it seems is making being a wag a part of her career, having former links with Christian Vieri, Didier Drogba and Parma’s Reginaldo. The Italian seductress is a model, TV personality and even appeared in the movie Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, though it was only a small part.
Elena Gomez is a Portuguese lingerie model who is currently dating Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia. Formally a shoe shop assistant, the 25 year old may be down to earth, but when at work she looks heavenly.
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