“Behind every great man there is a woman”, it’s also the case in the world of soccer. From models to reality TV candidates to actresses, Football stars attract women who stand out as much for their professional projects, as for their dream plastic.
So Let’s take a look at the player’s wives and girlfriends
Georgina Rodriguez, the most popular soccer player’s wife
Georgina Rodriguez is the current companion of Cristiano Ronaldo, the man with five golden balls. She was born on January 27, 1995 in Spain. At the age of only 19, she moved to Madrid where she began her career in modeling after spending two years in London to learn English. Later, she met the soccer player in a Gucci boutique where she worked.
“The first time I met Cristiano was at the Gucci store where I was working as a sales assistant. A few days later, we met again at an event organized by another brand. That’s where we had the opportunity to chat in a more relaxed setting, outside of my workplace… It was love at first sight for both of us, love at first sight. I’m at home where my family is. It’s the place where I feel happiest, with my child and my partner. Our home is our refuge, our temple built with so much love,” she told Elle magazine.
In July 2017, Cristiano Ronaldo announced Georgina’s pregnancy. On November 12, 2017, the star couple gave birth to a daughter named Alana Martina.
Antonella Rocuzzo was born in 1988 in Argentina. She shares the life of Lionel Messi, holder of six gold balloons, since 2009, more than 11 years. The 32-year-old has known the Argentinian prodigy since she was very young, but their relationship has been friendly for a long time. When Lionel Messi leaves for Spain, he loses contact, but the two childhood friends soon find each other again and fall in love with each other. The couple put a ring on their finger on June 30, 2017.
Together, they have three little boys: Thiago, born in November 2012, Mateo, born in September 2015, and Ciro, born on March 10, 2018.
Charlotte Pirroni is no stranger to the world of soccer as she is the granddaughter of Louis Pirroni, former coach of AS Monaco. She was born on August 17, 1993 in Monaco.
The 26 year old woman has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management, with a major in luxury fashion and design. On August 3, 2014, she was elected Miss Côte d’Azur, then finished second runner-up in the Miss France competition of the same year. Afterwards, Charlotte Pirroni worked mainly in modeling, but also became a columnist for C8, in the famous TV show Touche pas à mon poste in the fall of 2017. On the heart side, the young woman is in a relationship with soccer player Florian Thauvin. Together, the couple became the happy parents of a boy named Alessio on February 5, 2020.
Scarlett Gartmann, also a model, is the partner of Marco Reus, a German footballer playing for the Dortmund club. The 26 year old woman is highly publicized through numerous advertisements. Companies such as Hyundai, Drykorn and Modeca Brautmoden have already worked with her. The German model will pair up with Marco Reus in December 2015. Together, they had their first child in March 2019, and then married in the same year. In order to maintain a private life, the child’s name is not known.
Stéphanie Rose Bertram, better known as Rose Bertram, is the wife of Dutch footballer Gregory Van der Wiel. The latter is a Belgian model, born on October 26, 1994 in Kortrijk. The 25 year old is known to have been the first Belgian woman to enter the circle of the Sports Illustrated magazine’s featured models. She has also posed for advertising campaigns such as H&M, L’Oréal, Hunkemöller, Primark and Agent Provocateur. With Gregory Van der Wiel, they have a little girl named Naleya Rose, born February 24, 2018.