The 60 Hottest Footballers To 'Cuci Mata' With In The 2018 FIFA World Cup

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One trophy, 32 teams, and 736 players. Once every four years, fans all over the world congregate to witness and cheer on their respective countries in the FIFA World Cup.

While the rest of us non-football fans might appreciate an exciting match every now and then, we're not ashamed to admit that we're mostly here for the eye candy:

Note: The players are not arranged based on a ranking of hotness. Instead, they are grouped according to their respective home countries followed by jersey numbers for your convenience. You're welcome. :p 

1. Federico Fazio

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Age: 31

Country:
Argentina

Jersey Number:


Position: Defender

2. Lionel Messi

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Age: 30

Country: 
Argentina

Jersey Number:
10

Position: Forward

3. Sergio "Kun" Agüero

Age: 30

Country: 
Argentina

Jersey Number:
19

Position: Forward

4. Giovani Lo Celso

Age: 22

Country: 
Argentina

Jersey Number: 
20

Position: Midfielder

5. Mathew Leckie

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Age: 27

Country:
Australia

Jersey Number:
7

Position: Forward

6. Jackson Irvine

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Age: 25

Country: 
Australia

Jersey Number:
22

Position: Midfielder

7. Eden Hazard

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Age: 27

Country:
Belgium

Jersey Number:
10

Position: Forward

FUN FACT(S): Apparently, people on Tumblr are pretty obsessed with Hazard's butt. #bootydontquit

His younger brother, Thorgan (#16) is also on the Belgian national team. 

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8. Yannick Carrasco

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Age: 24

Country: 
Belgium

Jersey Number: 
11

Position: Midfielder

9. Dries Mertens

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Age: 31

Country:
Belgium

Jersey Number:
14

Position: Forward

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10. Michy Batshuayi

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Age: 24

Country: 
Belgium

Jersey Number: 
21

Position: Forward

FUN FACT: Batshuayi is a hoot on Twitter. Follow him here

11. Alisson Becker

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Age: 25

Country:
Brazil

Jersey Number:
1

Position: Goalkeeper

12. Phillipe Coutinho

Age: 26

Country: 
Brazil

Jersey Number: 
11

Position: Forward

13. Radamel Falcao

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Age: 32

Country:
Colombia

Jersey Number:
9

Position: Forward

14. James Rodríguez

Age: 26

Country: 
Colombia

Jersey Number:
10

Position: Midfielder

15. Yerry Mina

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Age: 23

Country: 
Colombia

Jersey Number:
13

Position: Defender

16. Rodney Wallace

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Age: 29

Country: 
Costa Rica

Jersey Number:
13

Position: Forward

17. Dejan Lovren (Croatia #6)

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Age: 28

Country:
Croatia

Jersey Number:
6

Position: Defender

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18. Duje Caleta-Car

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Age: 21

Country: 
Croatia

Jersey Number:
15

Position: Defender

19. Simon Kjaer

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Age: 29

Country: 
Denmark

Jersey Number: 
4

Position: Defender

20. Viktor Fischer

Age: 24

Country:
Denmark

Jersey Number:
15

Position: Forward

21. Raheem Sterling

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Age: 23

Country: 
England

Jersey Number: 
10

Position: Forward

22. Dele Alli

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Age: 22

Country:
England

Jersey Number:
20

Position: Midfielder

23. Mohamed Salah

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Age: 25

Country: 
Egypt

Jersey Number:
10

Position: Forward

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24. Antoine Griezmann

Age: 27

Country:
France

Jersey Number:
7

Position: Forward

FUN FACT: In 2016, during the UEFA European Championship, someone started a hashtag for Griezmann's, um, butt. 

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25. Olivier Giroud

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Age: 31

Country: 
France

Jersey Number:
9

Position: Forward

26. Kylian Mbappe

Age: 19

Country:
France

Jersey Number:
10

Position: Forward

27. Ousmane Dembélé

Age: 21

Country: 
France

Jersey Number: 
11

Position: Forward

28. Mats Hummels

Age: 29

Country: 
Germany

Jersey Number:
5

Position: Defender 

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29. Marco Reus

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Age: 29

Country:
Germany

Jersey Number:
11

Position: Midfielder

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30. Kevin Trapp

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Age: 27

Country: 
Germany

Jersey Number: 
12

Position: Goalkeeper 

This thirst Trapp is a third-string goalkeeper, hence it's highly unlikely that he will be playing a match in the World Cup. Fortunately, you can follow him on Instagram for gems like this: 

31. Jerome Boateng

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Age: 29

Country:
Germany

Jersey Number:
17

Position: Defender

32. Marc-André ter Stegen

Age: 29

Country:
Germany

Jersey Number:
22

Position: Goalkeeper

33. Rúrik Gíslason

Age: 30

Country: 
Iceland

Jersey Number: 
19

Position: Midfielder

FUN FACT: Gíslason gained 250,000 followers on Instagram after making a 30-minute appearance against Argentina, so you might wanna get in on that now.  

34. Saeed Ezatolahi

Age: 21

Country: 
Iran

Jersey Number:
6

Position: Midfielder

35. Ramin Rezaeian

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Age: 28

Country:
Iran

Jersey Number:
23

Position: Defender

36. Yoshinori Muto

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Age: 25

Country:
Japan

Jersey Number:
13

Position: Forward

37. Tomoaki Makino

Age: 31

Country:
Japan

Jersey Number:
20

Position: Defender

38. Son Heung Min

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Age: 25

Country:
South Korea

Jersey Number:
7

Position: Forward

39. Ki Sung-yueng

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Age: 29

Country: 
South Korea

Jersey Number:
16

Position: Midfielder

40. Jonathan dos Santos

Age: 28

Country:
Mexico

Jersey Number: 
6

Position: Midfielder

41. Carlos Vela

Age: 29

Country:
Mexico

Jersey Number: 
11

Position: Forward

42. Sofyan Amrabat

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Age: 21

Country:
Morocco

Jersey Number:
21

Position: Midfielder

43. William Troost-Ekong

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Age: 24

Country:
Nigeria

Jersey Number:
5

Position: Defender

44. Gabriel Gómez

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Age: 34

Country:
Panama

Jersey Number: 
6

Position: Midfielder

45. Miguel Trauco

Age: 25

Country:
Peru

Jersey Number: 
6

Position: Defender

46. Jan Bednarek

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Age: 22

Country:
Poland

Jersey Number:
5

Position: Defender

47. Lukasz Piszczek

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Age: 33

Country:
Poland

Jersey Number:
20

Position: Defender

48. Cristiano Ronaldo

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Age: 33

Country:
Portugal

Jersey Number:
7

Position: Forward

49. André Silva

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Age: 22

Country:
Portugal

Jersey Number:
9

Position: Forward

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50. Roman Zobnin

Age: 24

Country:
Russia

Jersey Number:
11

Position: Midfielder

51. Hattan Bahebri

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Age: 25

Country:
Saudi Arabia

Jersey Number:
9

Position: Midfielder

52. Idrissa Gana Guaye

Age: 28

Country:
Senegal

Jersey Number:
5

Position: Midfielder

53. Luka Milivojević

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Age: 27

Country:
Serbia

Jersey Number: 
4

Position: Midfielder

54. Gerard Pique

Age: 31

Country:
Spain

Jersey Number:
3

Position: Defender

FUN FACT: Pique is married to Colombian singer Shakira. 

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55. Marco Asensio

Age: 22

Country:
Spain

Jersey Number:
20

Position: Midfielder

56. Martin Olsson

Age: 30

Country:
Sweden

Jersey Number:
5

Position: Defender

57. Granit Xhaka

Age: 25

Country:
Switzerland

Jersey Number: 
10

Position: Midfielder

58. Roman Buerki

Age: 27

Country:
Switzerland

Jersey Number:
21

Position: Goalkeeper

59. Fakhreddine Ben Youssef

Age: 26

Country:
Tunisia

Jersey Number:
8

Position: Forward

60. Jose Gimenez

Age: 23

Country:
Uruguay

Jersey Number:
2

Position: Defender

Which of these players is your favourite to watch? Let us know in the comments section below!

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