While most football fans have their eyes on the ball or on the field to be more precise, some of them do like to steal a glance at the WAGs of footballers. WAGs, for those not in the know, stands for wives and girlfriends. These wives and girlfriends of the players usually accompany them to the game in a lot of important matches. Remember when Victoria Beckham used to cheer on Beckham?
Now that football is beginning to come back to our screens with even the German Bundesliga returning soon, this is going to be a busy one for the fans. As for Arsenal fans, while you wait for your favourite team to get back on your screens, we have made a quick list of all the stunning WAGs to look out for. Here it goes.
Sophie Cristin (Bernd Leno’s Girlfriend)
Sophie Cristin is a German-born model who has quite a following on Instagram. Apparently Bern Leno has been seeing her since 2015 and she turns up at his matches sometimes to cheer him on.
Esha Gupta (Hector Bellerin’s Ex-Girlfriend)
Esha Gupta is an Indian model and actress and had been dating Hector Bellerin for some time. The relationship may not have lasted but she sure does qualify for this list.
Vjosa Kaba (Wife of Shkodran Mustafi)
Vjosa Kaba used to be an Albanian model. She and Shkodran Mustafi married the same year that he moved to Arsenal. They now live in London with their kids.
Paige Almendariz (Girlfriend of Rob Holding)
Paige Almendariz may be the girlfriend of Rob Holding but she’s a star in her own right. Paige herself is a footballer as well as an Instagram model.
Leonita Lekaj (Wife of Granit Xhaka)
Leonita Lekaj is the wife of midfielder Granit Xhaka. They had been dating for a long time before they tied the knot in 2017. Unlike other WAGs, Leonita is known to keep a relatively low profile.
Vittoria Repetto (Girlfriend of Lucas Torreira)
Vittoria Repetto is not just a looker. She is also a psychologist. An Italian model, she has been dating the midfielder for a few years now and even shows up at matches to support him.
Amine Gülşe (Wife of Mesut Ozil)
Amine Gulse is a former Miss Turkey. She is of mixed Swedish and Turkish descent and got married to Mesut Ozil in 2016. At their wedding, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the best man as described in the article here.
Betty Vardanyan (Wife of Henrikh Mkhitaryan)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has had a bevy of beauties before finally settling with Betty Vardanyan. Betty is the daughter of wealthy Armenian businessman Mikael Vardanyan.
Alysha Behague (Wife of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang)
Alysha Behague and Aubameyang have been together for a long time. Behague is known to be a fashion lover and is constantly seen in hi-fashion stores and salons. The couple have a son and live in London.
While WAGs may not be a very important part of the football matches, there is no denying that these pretty faces contribute to the morale of their other halves. They are probably the real cheerleaders.