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44 Hottest FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Players For You To 'Cuci Mata'

Skills (and looks) to kill.

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Every four years, Malaysians gather in mamaks and homes to support their favourite footballers.

This year is no different as 830 players from around the world compete for that one trophy in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

While many fans are watching for the matches, the rest of us non-football enthusiasts would admit that we're here to admire some good-looking chaps

Note: The footballers are not arranged based on their good looks. Instead, they are grouped according to their respective teams and countries. 

1. Rodrigo De Paul

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Age: 28

Country: Argentina

Jersey number: 7

Position: Midfielder

2. Mathew Leckie

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Age: 31 

Country: Australia

Jersey number: 7

Position: Forward

3. Jackson Irvine

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Age: 29

Country: Australia

Jersey number: 22
 
Position: Midfielder

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4. Lionel Messi

Age: 35

Country: Argentina

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

5. Leander Dendoncker

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Age: 27

Country: Belgium

Jersey number: 19

Position: Defender

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6. Dries Mertens

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Age: 35

Country: Belgium

Jersey number: 14

Position: Forward

7. Eden Hazard

Age: 31

Country: Belgium

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

8. Gabriel Martinelli

Image via Arsenal

Age: 21

Country: Brazil

Jersey number: 26

Position: Forward

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9. Neymar

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Age: 30

Country: Brazil

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

10. Richarlison

Age: 25

Country: Brazil

Jersey number: 7

Position: Forward

11. Devis Epassy

Age: 29

Country: Cameroon

Jersey number: 16

Position: Goalkeeper

12. Tajon Buchanan

Age: 23

Country: Canada

Jersey number: 11

Position: Forward

13. Ivo Grbić

Age: 26

Country: Croatia

Jersey number: 12

Position: Goalkeeper

14. Luka Sucic

Age: 20

Country: Croatia

Jersey number: 25

Position: Midfielder

15. Joachim Andersen

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Age: 26

Country: Denmark

Jersey number: 2

Position: Defender

16. Thomas Delaney

Age: 31

Country: Denmark

Jersey number: 8

Position: Midfielder

17. Luke Shaw

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Age: 27

Country: England

Jersey number: 3

Position: Defender

18. Jack Grealish

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Age: 27

Country: England

Jersey number: 7

Position: Forward

19. Jude Bellingham

Age: 19

Country: England

Jersey number: 22

Position: Midfielder

20. Marcus Rashford

Age: 25

Country: England

Jersey number: 11

Position: Forward

21. Alphonse Areola

Age: 29

Country: France

Jersey number: 23

Position: Goalkeeper

22. Olivier Giroud

Age: 36

Country: France

Jersey number: 9

Position: Forward

23. Kylian Mbappé

Age: 23

Country: France

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

24. Kevin Trapp

Age: 32

Country: Germany

Jersey number: 12

Position: Goalkeeper

25. Leon Goretzka

Age: 27

Country: Germany

Jersey number: 18

Position: Midfielder

26. Osman Bukari

Age: 23

Country: Ghana

Jersey number: 11

Position: Midfielder

27. Milad Mohammadi

Age: 29

Country: Iran

Jersey number: 5

Position: Defender

28. Takumi Minamino

Age: 27

Country: Japan

Jersey number: 10

Position: Midfielder

29. Kaoru Mitoma

Age: 25

Country: Japan

Jersey number: 9

Position: Midfielder

30. Son Heungmin

Age: 30

Country: Korea Republic

Jersey number: 7

Position: Midfielder

31. Cho Gue-sung

Age: 24

Country: Korea Republic

Jersey number: 9

Position: Forward

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32. Na Sangho

Age: 26

Country: Korea Republic

Jersey number: 17

Position: Midfielder

33. Nathan Ake

Age: 27

Country: Netherlands

Jersey number: 4

Position: Defender

34. Wout Weghorst

Age: 30

Country: Netherlands

Jersey number: 19

Position: Forward

35. Memphis Depay

Age: 28

Country: Netherlands

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

36. Cristiano Ronaldo

Age: 37

Country: Portugal

Jersey number: 7

Position: Forward

37. Srdan Babic

Age: 26

Country: Serbia

Jersey number: 15

Position: Defender

38. Robert Sanchez

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Age: 25

Country: Spain

Jersey number: 1

Position: Goalkeeper

39. Héctor Bellerín

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Age: 27

Country: Spain

Jersey number: 2

Position: Defender

40. Unai Simon

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Age: 25

Country: Spain

Jersey number: 23

Position: Goalkeeper

41. Marco Asensio

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Age: 26

Country: Spain

Jersey number: 10

Position: Forward

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42. Rodrigo Bentancur

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Age: 25

Country: Uruguay

Jersey number: 6

Position: Midfielder

43. Nicolas De La Cruz

Age: 25

Country: Uruguay

Jersey number: 7

Position: Midfielder

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44. Silvan Widmer

Age: 29

Country: Switzerland

Jersey number: 3

Position: Defender

Which of these players is your favourite to watch? Let us know!

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