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Football's Most Famous Couples: Soccer Players Dating Celebrities

Ever wonder what it would be like to date a professional soccer player? These celebrities hit the jackpot and found love on the soccer field. Let us refresh your memory as we list the top famous footballer-celebrity couples. Some are married, some are engaged and some are dating, but all are known for their own accomplishments and success. Here's a sneak peak at the couples who made the list.

Famous Footballer-Celebrity Couples

David & Victoria Beckham 

Wesley Sneijder & Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau

Kevin-Prince Boateng & Melissa Satta

Gerard Piqué & Shakira

Sergio Ramos & Pilar Rubio

Mesut Ozil & Mandy Capristo

Jerramy Stevens & Hope Solo

Sebastian Lletget & Becky G

Jrue Holiday & Lauren Holiday

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain & Perrie Edwards

Edin Dzeko & Amra Silajdžić

Megan Rapinoe & Sera Cahoone

J.J. Watt & Kealia Ohai

Jeremy Vuolo & Jill Duggar

Neymar & Bruna Marquezine

Mikel Arteta & Lorena Bernal

Jonathan Fabbro & Larissa Riquelme

Francesco Totti & Ilary Blasi

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David & Victoria Beckham
Athletes dating celebrities: David & Victoria Beckham

David & Victoria Beckham 

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David Beckham: Former English professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team. Beckham is the first English player to win league titles in four countries (England, Spain, United States, and France).

Victoria Beckham: English businesswoman, fashion designer, model and singer. She rose to fame with her girl pop group the Spice Girls and became known as Posh Spice. 

Couple Status: Victoria married David Beckham back in 1999 and they have raised four beautiful children together.

Fun Fact: She was engaged to Mark Wood before David Beckham came into the picture and swept her off her feet.

Wesley Sneijder & Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau
Athletes dating celebrities: Wesley Sneijder & Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau

Wesley Sneijder & Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau

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Wesley Sneijder: Dutch professional footballer who plays for the Netherlands national team and the Turkish club Galatasaray as a midfielder. 

Yolanthe Cabau-Sneijder: Spanish-Dutch actress and television host. She started acting at the young age of 17 and later landed a popular role in a Dutch soap opera ONM. Not only is she a well-known actress in Holland but she is also a television host at one of Holland's most popular networks. 

Couple Status: The pair got married in 2010 after dating for only one year.

Fun Fact: Yolanthe was named the sexiest woman in the Netherlands not once, not twice but three separate times.  

Kevin-Prince Boateng & Melissa Satta
Athletes dating celebrities: Kevin-Prince Boateng & Melissa Satta

Kevin-Prince Boateng & Melissa Satta

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Kevin-Prince Boateng aka Prince: German-Ghanaian professional footballer who plays midfield for UD Las Palmas.

Melissa Satta: Italian television presenter, model, and communications expert. 

Couple Status: The pair first got together in 2011 and recently got married in 2016. They have one child together.

Fun Fact: In 2012 Satta commented to, "The reason why he is always injured is because we have sex 7-10 times a week." 

Gerard Piqué & Shakira
Athletes dating celebrities: Gerard Piqué & Shakira
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Gerard Piqué: Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.

Shakira: Columbian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. 

Couple Status: They announced their relationship in 2011 and welcomed their first son in 2013 and second son in 2015. 

Fun Fact: Shakira's song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" became the 7th most watched video on YouTube with over 500 million views.


Sergio Ramos & Pilar Rubio
Athletes dating celebrities: Sergio Ramos & Pilar Rubio

Sergio Ramos & Pilar Rubio 

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Sergio Ramos: Professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Spain national team.

Pilar Rubio: TV presenter and Spanish reporter known for reporting on the comedy news program Se Lo Que Hicisteis on the La Sexta network.

Couple Status: Ramos and Rubio have two children together. They have been linked together since 2012.

Fun Fact: Pilar was named Spain's sexiest woman in both 2008 and 2009 by FHM magazine.

Mesut Ozil & Mandy Capristo
Athletes dating celebrities: Mesut Ozil & Mandy Capristo

Mesut Ozil & Mandy Capristo

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Mesut Ozil: German footballer who plays for Arsenal as well we the German national team.

Mandy Capristo: German singer, songwriter, dancer and model. Also a former member of the girl group Monrose.

Couple Status: The two began dating in 2013 and recently reunited this year after their 2014 split.

Fun Fact: She won the Kiddy Contest singing competition in 2001 when she was a teenager.

Jerramy Stevens & Hope Solo
Athletes dating celebrities: Jerramy Stevens & Hope Solo

Jerramy Stevens & Hope Solo

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Jerramy Stevens: Former NFL tight end. Played for both Seattle and Tampa Bay. 

Hope Solo: Goalkeeper for the USWNT, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and World Cup champion. She also plays for the Seattle Reign FC.

Couple Status: The athletic couple tied the knot in November 2012.

Fun Fact: Solo wasn't always a goalkeeper; in high school she was a star forward who scored over 100 goals for her team.

Sebastian Lletget & Becky G
Athletes dating celebrities: Sebastian Lletget & Becky G

Sebastian Lletget & Becky G

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Sebastian Lletget: American soccer player who is an attacking midfielder for LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer.

Becky G: American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and model.

Couple Status: A mutual friend set them up in 2016. 

Fun Fact: Becky G started experimenting with rap at age 11 and was discovered on YouTube when she was 14. 

Jrue Holiday & Lauren Holiday
Athletes dating celebrities: Jrue Holiday & Lauren Holiday

Jrue Holiday & Lauren Holiday

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Jrue Holiday: American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. Before entering the NBA, he played college basketball for one season at UCLA.

Lauren Holiday: American retired professional soccer player who played for the USWNT as a midfielder and a forward.

Couple Status: The two began dating in 2008 while they were both attending UCLA and then exchanged vows in 2013. 

Fun Fact: Even though Jrue is a point guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, he decided to miss the start of the 2016-2017 season in order to put his family first. Jrue put his professional life on hold in order to stand by wife Lauren during her pregnancy and recent diagnosis of a brain tumor.  

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain & Perrie Edwards
Athletes dating celebrities: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain & Perrie Edwards

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain & Perrie Edwards

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: English professional footballer who plays for Arsenal and the England national team.

Perrie Edwards: Member of the British girl group Little Mix.

Couple Status: Recently started dating.

Fun Fact: Edwards helped Little Mix become the first all-girl band to win The X-Factor singing competition in 2011.


Edin Dzeko & Amra Silajdžić
Athletes dating celebrities: Edin Dzeko & Amra Silajdžić

Edin Dzeko & Amra Silajdžić

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Edin Dzeko: Bosnian professional footballer who plays for Italian club Roma and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team, for which is he the captain. 

Amra Silajdžić: Bosnian actress and model. 

Couple Status: They have been dating since 2011 and they are expecting their baby girl on February 2, 2016.

Fun Fact: Amra won the French contest, Metropolitan Top Model. She has been featured in clothing commercials as well as music videos from various artists such as Enrique Iglesias, Chromeo, The Cataracs, Taio Cruz and Blake Shelton.

Megan Rapinoe & Sera Cahoone
Athletes dating celebrities: Megan Rapinoe & Sera Cahoone

Megan Rapinoe & Sera Cahoone

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Megan Rapinoe: American professional soccer midfielder/winger. She plays for the Seattle Reign FC and the US women's national team. Rapinoe helped her team win a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics.

Sera Cahoone: American singer/songwriter. 

Couple Status: The two are happier than ever and celebrating their recent engagement. 

Fun Fact: Rapinoe is very popular on her social media accounts. She has over 280,000 followers on Twitter, 157,000 likes on Facebook and 131,000 on Instagram.

J.J. Watt & Kealia Ohai
Athletes dating celebrities: J.J. Watt & Kealia Ohai

J.J. Watt & Kealia Ohai

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J.J. Watt: American football player for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

Kealia Ohai: American soccer player where she plays forward for the Houston Dash. She was recently called up to the USWNT. 

Couple Status: They have been friends for a very long time but the rumors have been circulating and apparently they recently took their friendship to the next level. 

Fun Fact: Ohai is blind in her right eye! She was diagnosed with severe astigmatism in her right eye when she was 6 years old.


Jeremy Vuolo & Jill Duggar
Athletes dating celebrities: Jeremy Vuolo & Jill Duggar

Jeremy Vuolo & Jill Duggar

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Jeremy Vuolo: Former American soccer player for Major League Soccer and the North American Soccer League. 

Jill Duggar: American TV personality. Most famous from TLC's reality show 19 Kids and Counting.

Couple Status: They started dating in December 2015 and recently became husband and wife in 2016. 

Fun Fact: After Jeremy's contract ended with the New York Red Bulls he focused all his time on ministry. 

Neymar & Bruna Marquezine
Athletes dating celebrities: Neymar & Bruna Marquezine

Neymar & Bruna Marquezine

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Neymar: Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for FC Barcelona and the Brazilian national team. 

Bruna Marquezine: Brazilian actress and model. Mostly known for her role in the Brazilian soap opera Mulheres Apaixonadas.

Couple Status: The on again off again couple have reportedly been seen together in public. She was seen celebrating Neymar's winning penalty to win Brazil their Olympic gold. The two were recently spotted again out to dinner together. Neymar broke up with Bruna back in 2014 because of her 'baby fever' but it seems like they are ready to rekindle the old flame.

Fun Fact: Neymar became father to Davvi Luca when he was 19 years old. Neymar has chosen to keep his personal life personal by keeping the mother's name protected. 

Mikel Arteta & Lorena Bernal
Athletes dating celebrities: Mikel Arteta & Lorena Bernal

Mikel Arteta & Lorena Bernal

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Mikel Arteta: Retired Spanish professional footballer who played for Arsenal. He is currently the co-assistant coach of Manchester City.  

Lorena Bernal: An Argentine-Spanish actress, TV host, and model.

Couple Status: The pair married in 2010 and have three kids together.

Fun Fact: Lorena Bernal was crowned Miss Spain in 1999 when she was only 17 years old.

Jonathan Fabbro & Larissa Riquelme
Athletes dating celebrities: Jonathan Fabbro & Larissa Riquelme

Jonathan Fabbro & Larissa Riquelme

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Jonathan Fabbro: Argentine-born naturalized-Paraguayan football midfielder. He plays for Mexican club Chiapas as well as the Paraguay national football team.

Larissa Riquelme: Actress and highest paid model in Paraguay.

Couple Status: The two have been married since 2013.

Fun Fact: Larissa Riquelme's international fame started after the 2010 FIFA World Cup. She was one of the most searched people on the Internet naming her "World Cup's Girlfriend." 

Francesco Totti & Ilary Blasi
Athletes dating celebrities: Francesco Totti & Ilary Blasi

Francesco Totti & Ilary Blasi

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Francesco Totti: Italian professional footballer for Roma. He is the captain and midfielder for the Series A club.

Ilary Blasi: Italian showgirl, model, TV personality, and former child actress.

Couple Status: Francesco and Ilary have been happily married since 2005.

Fun Fact: Ilary was 3 years old when she started appearing in commercials and Italian films. 

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