Side By Side Photos Of Footballers At World Cups Through The Years

A lot can change in 4 years! We took some of the most well known footballers with the most World Cup appearances and looked at how they changed at every World Cup they've played in.

Four years is a good amount of time for a person to change.

So I decided to take a look at players who have played in a lot of World Cups and see their evolution every time they played in the world’s greatest competition. I picked welll known players in football (and DaMarcus Beasley for the USMNT fans) and what I learned was this:

  • Cristiano will certainly come to Russia with a new snazzy haircut
  • Messi will be way more tatted this go around
  • Samuel Eto’o doesn’t age
  • We must all hope we age like Gianluigi Buffon
Lionel Messi World Cup Evolution
Lionel Messi World Cup Evolution
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Cristiano Ronaldo World Cup Evolution
Cristiano Ronaldo World Cup Evolution
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Sergio Ramos World Cup Evolution
Sergio Ramos World Cup Evolution
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Gianluigi Buffon World Cup Evolution
Gianluigi Buffon World Cup Evolution
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Maradona World Cup Evolution
Maradona World Cup Evolution
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Ronaldo World Cup Evolution
Ronaldo World Cup Evolution
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Rafa Marquez World Cup Evolution
Rafa Marquez World Cup Evolution
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Thierry Henry World Cup Evolution
Thierry Henry World Cup Evolution
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Paolo Maldini World Cup Evolution
Paolo Maldini World Cup Evolution
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Samuel Eto'o World Cup Evolution
Samuel Eto'o World Cup Evolution
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Miroslav Klose World Cup Evolution
Miroslav Klose World Cup Evolution
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DaMarcus Beasley World Cup Evolution
Demarcus Beasley World Cup Evolution
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