The 18 Sexiest Shirtless Footballers

Some of the hottest professional soccer players shirtless, AKA eye candy for your day.

Pulling your eyes away from a soccer game is never easy — the moves, the strategy and the grace of the game are all captivating. But I must admit, it’s not always the game that has me glued to the action. Sometimes it’s just those gorgeous hunks on the field that have me hypnotized! So below I’ve compiled a list of some grade A eye candy of shirtless footballers, the 18 most steamy sets of abs on the world’s soccer fields today.

1
Sergio Ramos
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Sergio Ramos looking fine modelling in his undies ;)

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Age: 32

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Fun Fact: Although most fans know him as Sergio Ramos, his full name is Sergio Ramos Garcia

Team: Real Madrid 

Position: Defender

No.: 4

Birth Place: Camas, Spain 

Height: 6-0

2
Fernando Torres
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Fernando Torres shows off his abs and tattoo sleeve while playing a night time game. 

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Age: 34

Zodiac Sign: Pisces 

Fun Fact: Torres married his childhood sweetheart, Olalla Dominguez, in a private ceremony in front of only 2 guests. 

Team: Atlético Madrid

Position: Striker

No.: 9

Birth Place: Fuenlabrada, Spain

Height: 6-1

3
James Rodriguez
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James Rodriguez flashing his pearly whites during a photo shoot.

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Age: 26

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Fun Fact: Named after James Bond 

Team: Bayern Munich

Position: Attacking midfielder/Winger

No.: 11

Birth Place: Cúcuta, Colombia

Height: 5-11 

4
Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi strolling down the field looking HOT!

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Age: 30

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Fun Fact: Messi was signed at the young age of 13 and had no paper on hand, so he signed with director Carles Rexach on a napkin

Team: Barcelona

Position: Forward

No.: 10

Birth Place: Rosario, Argentina

Height: 5-7

5
Cristiano Ronaldo
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Our cover boy Cristiano flexing his abs while in his favorite stance

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Age: 33

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Fun Fact: Named after U.S. president Ronald Reagan, because he was his father's favorite actor. 

Team: Real Madrid

Position: Forward

No.: 7

Birth Place: Fuchal, Madeira, Portugal 

Height: 6-2 

6
Olivier Giroud
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Giroud with his adorable daughter, Jade, playing in the water at the beach.

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Age: 31

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Fun Fact: As a child he was afraid of the cartoon character ‘Alf’ 

Team: Chelsea

Position: Striker

No.: 18

Birth Place: Chambéry, France 

Height: 6-4 

7
Joe Hart
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Joe Hart will literally melt your heart with his breathtaking looks in this photo.

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Age: 30

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Fun Fact: Played cricket in Birmingham for Shrewsbury CC

Team: West Ham United (on loan from Man City) 

Position: Goalkeeper

No.: 25

Birth Place: Shrewsbury, England

Height: 6-5

8
Paul Pogba
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It's getting extra hot and steamy in this kitchen while Pogba cooks up a storm.

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Age: 25

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Fun Fact: Nicknamed ‘Polpo Paul’ which means ‘Paul the Octopus’, due to his long legs

Team: Manchester United

Position: Midfielder

No.: 6

Birth Place: Lagny-sur-Marne, France

Height: 6-3

9
Kevin-Prince Boateng
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Kevin-Prince looking like a Prince during a photo shoot by the pool.

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Age: 31

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Fun Fact: Speaks four languages fluently, English, German, Italian, and Turkish

Team: Eintracht Frankfurt

Position: Midfielder/Forward

No.: 17

Birth Place: West Berlin, Germany

Height: 6-1 

10
Neymar Júnior
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Neymar Júnior is known for making his pro soccer debut at the young age of 17, but he isn't a baby anymore!

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Age: 26

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius 

Fun Fact: Real Madrid offered him a spot at age 14, but he was bought out by Santos management

Team: Paris Saint-German (PSG)

Position: Forward

No.: 10

Birth Place: Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil  

Height: 5-9 

11
Gerard Pique
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Known for being Shakira's exclusive eye candy, Gerard Pique's hips don't lie ;) 

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Age: 31

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Fun Fact: Married to Shakira and is ten years younger than her

Team: Barcelona

Position: Center back 

No.: 3

Birth Place: Barcelona, Spain 

Height: 6-4 

12
Thierry Henry
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A photo snapped of Henry about a decade ago before his retirement. 

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Age: 40

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Fun Fact: Henry has expressed that music helps him get into the zone, specifically his favorite song which is Queen’s “We are the Champions”

Team: Belgium

Position: Striker

No.: Assistant manager since 2016

Birth Place: Les Ulis, France

Height: 6-2

13
Mateo Musacchio
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Musacchio and his perfect abs are the ultimate eye candy for the beach.

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Age: 27

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Fun Fact: Although he was born in Argentina, Musacchio carries around an Italian passport due to his Italian heritage that was passed down to him from his paternal grandparents. 

Team: Milan

Position: Centre back

No.: 22

Birth Place: Rosario, Argentina

Height: 5-11 

14
Gareth Bale
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Bale shows off more than just his abs as he flexes while throwing his jersey onto the sidelines.

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Age: 28

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Fun Fact: Bale doesn’t like to drink alcohol because he doesn’t like the taste of it. He has stated that his all-time favorite drink is a cold glass of water

Team: Real Madrid

Position: Winger

No.: 11

Birth Place: Cardiff, Wales 

Height: 6-1 

15
Yoann Gourcuff
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We think that Gourcoff is sending us a shakah brah / hang loose sign, and looking fine while doing so.

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Age: 31

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Fun Fact: From 2010-2015 Gourcuff experienced 15 injuries and spent over 600 days on the sidelines.

Team: Rennes

Position: Attacking midfielder

No.: 28

Birth Place: Ploemeur, France 

Height: 6-1

16
Mario Balotelli
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Balotelli's stance that shows off his extreme definition exhibits why many people believe he looks like a dragon.

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Age: 27

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Fun Fact: Balotelli is known for his wild and unforgiving attitude, but he also has a sweet side. After a practice in 2011, a young boy asked him for an autograph. Balotelli asked why the kid wasn’t in school and was told that he was being bullied. Balotelli took matters into his own hands and drove the kid and his mom to his school where he confronted the bully and spoke to the headmaster. 

Team: Nice

Position: Striker 

No.: 9

Birth Place: Palermo, Italy  

Height: 6-2

17
Zlatin Ibrohimavic
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Ibrahivaic is caught celebrating with a former teammate after ripping off his jersey.

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Age: 36

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Fun Fact: Has an honorary black belt in Taekwondo 

Team: LA Galaxy

Position: Striker

No.: 9

Birth Place: Malmö, Sweden

Height: 6-5

18
Ezequiel Lavezzi
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Ezequiel Lavezzi posing for a photo shoot while showing off his sleeve of tattoos.

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Age: 32

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Fun Fact: Lavezzi is Catholic and proudly displays symbols of his religion through three tattoos: Jesus Christ on his chest, the Virgin Mary on his right arm and a pair of rosary beads on his right abdomen 

Team: Hebei China Fortune

Position: Forward/Winger

No.: 22

Birth Place: Villa Gobernador Gálvez, Argentia  

Height: 5-8

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