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Get to know the most famous WAGS of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

From models and actresses to... well, more models and actresses. Here are this year's most famous World Cup WAGs

It's World Cup time- which, as well as a bit of healthy competition and patriotism from competing nations, means panning shots of the sidelines are filled with the glitz and glamour that can only come from World Cup FIFA player's 'Wives and Girlfriends' aka the WAGS.

Football WAGS, soccer WAGS - it doesn't matter what you call them, these beautiful, chic women are romantically involved with the world's top sporting stars - and they're making a name for themselves outside of their partners.

From the model girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo to international Pop Stars Shakira, here are this season's most talked about World Cup WAGS.

Georgina Rodriguez

Too perfect for words! Georgina Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo
Too perfect for words! Georgina Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo

Georgina Rodriguez is the 24-year-old model girlfriend of one of the world's most famous footballers, Cristiano Ronaldo.

She's ten years younger than Ronaldo, grew up in Spain and worked as both a waitress and an au pair before meeting and dating the football star and pursuing a career as a model.

No one is quite sure when the pair got together, though it's thought the couple met about five years ago.

Georgina reportedly gets along well with all three Ronaldo's children, including son, Cristiano Jr, who the footballer had via an anonymous surrogate and has full custody of, and they have one child together.

You can spot this WAG sitting in the executive boxes alongside Cristiano Jr.

Georgina, Cristiano and Cristiano Jr
Georgina, Cristiano and Cristiano Jr

Shakira

Perhaps THE *cutest* WAG plus family snap shot.
Perhaps THE cutest WAG plus family snap shot.

It feels a bit cheeky to call international pop star Shakira (full name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll) a WAG, but as she has been married to Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué since 2011, the shoe fits!

Footballer Piqué is ten years younger than the Hips Don't Lie singer and the couple have two adorable sons together.

The pair first met when Piqué appeared in a music video for Shakira back in 2010 and continued their love story by sharing super adorable family pics online to this very day.

Shakira is currently on tour herself, so she'll be missing from the sidelines but is cheering her hubby on from afar.

Could this family be any sweeter?
Could this family be any sweeter?

Bruna Marquezine

Bruna Reis Maia, better known as Bruna Marquezine, is a 22-year-old Brazilian actress and model. She's been acting since she was 5-years-old, has over 20 film credits and multiple acting awards to her name- oh, and she also happens to be the girlfriend of the world's most expensive footballer, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior.

The pair has had an on again off again relationship for six years, with the last big break-up happening in 2017 before getting back together later that same year. The ambivalence is not surprising given the pair are still very young, and want to focus on their respective careers.

All we know is, every photo of this couple is adorable and as long as they're making each other happy that's all that matters, right?

She'll be cheering her man on from the sidelines.

Pamela Anderson

We can only imagine they'd look great together.
We can only imagine they'd look great together.

Yep, Baywatch alum Pamela Anderson is a WAG - though the relationship between her and French Footballer Adil Rami is extremely low profile. So low profile, in fact, it's difficult to locate a photo of the two together.

You may spot the 50-year-old in the executive boxes watching her man play a match, or she might be busy bringing Julian Assange his lunch - we're really not sure where the blonde bombshell will go next.

Natalie Peacock

Some consider Natalie to be the Queen of the Aussie WAGs.

She's in Russia representing all of us Aussies, and as the girlfriend of the Australian national soccer team champion, Mile Jedinak, we'd expect nothing less.

Natalie Peacock also is known as Natalie Jedinak, is an established Australian fashion model.

Natalie and Mile tied the knot in 2010. They welcomed their son Andre in November 2011; the second son Alex was born in August 2013, and little Leo James born in May 2017.

Antonella Roccuzzo

Antonella is almost always on the sidelines with the couple's sons.
Antonella is almost always on the sidelines with the couple's sons.

There's nothing we love more than a love story, and the super sweet love story of Antonella Roccuzzo and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi is one for the ages.

Messi has been enamoured with Antonella since childhood. The pair met through a childhood friend of Messi. The footballer, who is notoriously shy, has said he would reportedly visit the home of his childhood friend with hopes of seeing a young Antonella.

The pair kept in contact and finally got together in 2009, then married in 2017.

They have three children together and love showing off their happy family in Instagram snaps.

Unlike other WAGS, Antonella has opted to stay out of the spotlight and works in social communication.

This cute couple has a love story for the ages.
This cute couple has a love story for the ages.

Ann-Kathrin Brommel

Barbie and Ken? No it's Ann-Kathrin and her hubby Mario Götze.
Barbie and Ken? No it's Ann-Kathrin and her hubby Mario Götze.

This couple has been through hell and back together.

In 2017 German footballer Mario Götze was diagnosed with myopathy (when muscle fibres do not work properly) and has had to work incredibly hard to be well enough to continue playing football. His wife, Ann-Kathrin Brömmel has stood by him through all of it.

Not to say she hasn't busy herself.

As well as making into the top 50 of Germany's Next Top Modle, the 28-year-old is an 'electropop' pop star who performs under the stage name 'Trina B'.

The pair met in 2012 and were married earlier this year in 2018.

Despite her busy schedule, Ann-Kathrin will be cheering her man on from the sidelines during the 2018 world cup in Russia.

Always camera ready.
Always camera ready.

Pilar Rubio

Pilar Rubio, Sergio Ramos and their three kids.
Pilar Rubio, Sergio Ramos and their three kids.

Continuing the trend of WAGS in media careers, it's the ever-stylish Pilar Rubio Fernández, voted the sexiest woman in the world 2008 and 2009.

She and Spanish footballer, Sergio Ramos, got together in 2012 and while they aren't married, they do have three beautiful son's together.

The stunning 40-year-old is a Spanish reporter, TV presenter, actress and model, who yet again, despite her gruelling schedule and being a mother to three small boys, will be cheering her partner on from the sidelines.

Honestly, how do these women do it?

Abbey Clancy

Abbey Clancy and her par
Abbey Clancy and her par

Abigail Marie "Abbey" Clancy is the wife of English footballer Peter Crouch, and the stunning pair has three children together.

You may recognise the jaw-droppingly beautiful Abbey from her work as a model. In 2006, the same year she met her future husband Peter, Abbey was the runner-up in Britain's Next Top Model.

She's been presenting the show since 2015 and is a well-known face among the UK television circuit thanks to appearances on other reality shows like Hell's Kitchen and Strictly Come Dancing.