21 Hottest Male Soccer Players (2024) Sexiest Pics Ranked

Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT
Published by Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT | Staff Writer
Last updated: March 24, 2024
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Ever wondered who stands out in the dynamic world of soccer not just for their skills but also for their charisma?

A while back, our Total Shape team sparked a lively social media chat about the hottest soccer players.

While rising young stars have shifted the rankings, many veteran players still charm fans of all genders. So, we asked you, our readers, to vote and give us a straight-up list of the most dashing players.

Who has made the cut this year? Keep reading as we uncover the players who not only dominate the field but also win hearts worldwide.

The Hottest Male Soccer Players

Here's our list of the sexiest and most handsome soccer players in the world.

21. Dele Alli


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Dele Alli's athletic build, combined with a confident swagger, adds a layer of attractiveness that resonates with fans.

Whether he's masterfully maneuvering the ball in the midfield or casually interacting off the field, Dele's natural good looks and stylish flair shine through.

Off the field, Dele has also been known to engage in charitable activities, showcasing his commitment to giving back to the community.

20. Alexis Sánchez


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Alexis Sánchez, a 31-year-old forward for the Chilean national team and Manchester United, has become a sensation not only for his fierce playing style but also for his striking appearance.

Known as a soccer stud, Sánchez possesses a charming smile that lights up the field and a beautifully sculpted body that adds to his allure.

19. Neymar Jr.


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Another standout on our list is a Brazilian soccer icon who likely needs no introduction.

He has had huge success with Paris Saint-Germain and his national team, but he wows his fans with an exceptional sense of style that the French seem to have rubbed off on him.

18. Gerard Pique


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Gerard is classified as one of Spain's best defenders, and he's had a lot of success with his national team and FC Barcelona.

And while he's had a long and successful career, he's no stranger to showing off his good looks in a business suit.

Beyond soccer, Gerard has been involved in various business ventures, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit.

17. Ruben Loftus-Cheek


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Here's one of the younger additions to our list of most handsome soccer players, and this Chelsea and England midfielder who has also had his UEFA Champions League success cut short after an injury in 2019.

That hasn't spoiled his smile, though.

Ruben's resilience and dedication to recovery and fitness have been commendable, and he often shares snippets of his rigorous training regime with fans.

16. Mathew Leckie

Matthew is our player from Australia, and you can see by his Instagram feed why he's so popular with females.

Unfortunately, he's happily married to a woman who could be a supermodel, and they have a daughter together.

15. Ola Toivonen

Ola is the tallest player on our list, standing 6'2" and making himself quite a forceful striker.

Along with that height comes a ripped body and an incredibly handsome face. Combine that with his blond hair and that Viking look, and you get why so many people voted for him.

14. José Carvallo


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José is one of our most handsome soccer players from Peru and is the only goalkeeper on this list.

It's those piercing dark eyes, along with his very strong build, that have so many of our readers swooning over him.

13. Philippe Coutinho


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Philippe Coutinho is a Brazilian professional footballer who made his international debut for the Brazilian national team in 2010 at just 18 years old.

Even though he's a few years older now, he still has those boyish looks and an amazing smile to attract attention.

12. Arkadiusz Milik

Arkadiusz is a Polish professional footballer, and any FIFA gamers might recognize him from the 2016 video game.

He's one of the taller strikers in the football world, and that has been one of his big attractions off the pitch as well.

11. Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez


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Suárez is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder and is commonly known as Isco.

Having spent all his career in Spain, most recently with Real Madrid, it's no surprise a lot of our Spanish readers pushed him this far up the list.

I remember watching him play live once, and his charisma was palpable even from the stands.

10. Filip Kostić

Just making it into our top ten list is Filip from Serbia.

You might mistake his innocent looks off the pitch, but he has been extremely successful in the German Bundesliga and on the international stage.

9. Ignazio Abate


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Here is the Italian stallion on our list of the most handsome soccer players.

He has an exceptionally athletic build and physique that didn’t just help him become such a great defender. His career ended at quite an early stage, but he's now involved in coaching young AC Milan players.

Sorry to say for all those living in hope, but Ignazio is married with kids.

8. Lukas Podolski


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Lukas is one of Germany's star players, and it shouldn't come as a surprise that he has started branching out into the world of fashion.

Being in great physical shape and with that smile, he manages to turn the heads of most fans on and off the ball.

Moreover, fans have often shared heartwarming interactions with Lukas, highlighting his humility and down-to-earth nature.

7. Olivier Giroud


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Olivier is a French professional footballer who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League.

At 33 years old, he's at the prime of his career for both Chelsea and his national team. Some say it's the beard, while others think it's a ripped body that is regularly on show.

6. Fabian Johnson

Fabian is the first American soccer player on our list, and he has made quite a name for himself at Borussia Mönchengladbach in Germany.

He was born in Germany but decided to represent the USA, much to the delight of American fans who were looking for more than soccer talents.

5. James Rodriguez

James is a professional footballer who plays for the Colombian national team and spent many years playing for Real Madrid before moving to Everton and then Al-Rayyan SC in Qatar.

Between his boyish smile and incredible physical fitness, we could see him moving up the ranks of the most handsome players.

4. Lionel Messi


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Argentina's Messi is another household name, and while he has gone through a few controversial situations on the pitch, he still carries exceptionally handsome good looks.

Fortunately for all fans, this handsome soccer player is young enough to entertain our eyes for a while longer. Even with age, we're pretty sure this man will age like fine wine and continue to be a sight to behold.

3. David Beckham


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This English former professional footballer requires no introduction.

While the saying always was "bend it like Beckham," he still has that impact on fans, turning their heads in disbelief whenever they see him in public. And despite having retired from the game, soccer fans from around the world still use his skills as a yardstick for newcomers.

David has made a mark in the fashion world with several endorsements, further solidifying his status as a style icon.

“I don't have time for hobbies. At the end of the day, I treat my job as a hobby. It's something I love doing.”

- David Beckham

2. Sergio Ramos


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Sergio is a Spanish professional footballer, one of the country's most accomplished goal scorers, and the most capped player in the history of the Spain national team.

Between the tan, the tattoos, and the chiseled abs, he has fully earned a spot on this list of the most handsome footballers.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo


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Cristiano Ronaldo is possibly the most recognizable soccer player in the world.

No matter where this Portuguese professional footballer goes, he draws the attention of thousands of people around him.

And it's not just his soccer skills that make him so popular. His ripped body has been under close scrutiny by his female fans.

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Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT
Staff Writer
Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT holds a BSc degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health and is the owner of Taylor Made Fitness. Her philosophy centers on cutting through the hype and misinformation surrounding dietary supplements, focusing instead on practical, science-backed strategies for health and weight loss.
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