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180 Hot Soccer Players to Watch During the World Cup

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There may be only one David Beckham, but rest assured that there are countless other soccer hunks that also deserve your attention. Around 900 players from 32 countries are listed to compete in this year's World Cup, which starts next Thursday, June 12, and runs 'til July 13 in Brazil. Many have obtained incredibly celebrity status, scoring spots on the cover of Vogue and representing every sports apparel brand out there.

In the name of service, we have compiled a complete guide to the hot guys competing in this year's World Cup. Come for the abs, and stay for the sports skills—even if soccer is not your thing, we're positive this list will persuade you.

Two things to keep in mind: First, some of these guys will be eliminated on June 5, so best confirm the final rosters before Opening Ceremony to make sure your fave will be on the field. Second, of course, is that with the amount of athletes playing, not everyone could make the list. We had to draw the line somewhere, and at times, it was hard. Let us know who we missed in the comments.