David Beckham, Kevin Love, and Anastasia Ashley: 9 Swoon-Worthy Athletes You Should Follow ASAP
1/9 Kevin Love
Kevin Love is a professional basketball player with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His stunning looks are matched by his basketball prowess. He is a protégé to his retired basketball player father, Stan Love. Kevin is also a five-time NBA All-Star player and has one NBA championship under his belt. He is also part of the national team who took home the gold at the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
2/9 Anastasia Ashley
Anastasia Ashley is an American pro surfer. She has competed in various surfing events since she was five years old and has won a couple of tourneys such as the 2010 Pipeline Women's Pro in Hawaii and the Professional Surfing Tour of America Championship. Because of her stunning looks, Anastasia has also graced Sports Illustrated magazine in 2014.
3/9 David Beckham
At the age of 45, David Beckham still continues to make his fans swoon with his good looks. Beckham rose to fame with his stint on different football clubs such as Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, and LA Galaxy. He has won multiple championships in multiple leagues in England, Spain, the United States and France. With Manchester, he won the Premier League title six times, the FA Cup twice, and the UEFA Champions League. He also won the La Liga when he joined Real Madrid, as well as the Major League Soccer Cup (MLS Cup) in 2011 and 2012 as a player for the LA Galaxy. Beckham has since retired in 2013.
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4/9 Kiira Korpi
A well-decorated figure skater, Kiira Korpi started figure skating at the tender age of five. Since then, she has won multiple trophies in European Figure Skating Championships (2007 and 2011 bronze, 2012 silver), the Trophée Eric Bompard (2010 champion), Rostelecom Cup (2012 champion), Cup of China medalist (2009 silver, 2012 bronze), and Finnish national champion (2009, 2011–2013, 2015). She has then retired in 2015 to focus on her mental health.
5/9 Tom Brady
A star quarterback in the National Football League, Tom Brady has appeared in the Super Bowl nine times and has won a total of six championships in his 20-year pro-football career. He has also won the NFL MVP awards and Super Bowl MVP awards, three and four times respectively. Now in his 40s, Brady is not showing any signs of slowing down and is playing much smarter and wiser. Aside from his magnificent passes, Brady is lauded for his high football IQ and play-making skills. He's also quite a looker, isn't he? Not to mention, he is married to the equally stunning Victoria's Secret supermodel and mogul, Gisele Bündchen.
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6/9 Beatriz Recari
Beatriz Recari is a professional golfer based in the US. Beatriz was born and raised in Pamplona, Spain where she first gave golf a go at the age of 11. At the age of 22, Beatriz qualified for the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour (LGPA Tour). Among her accolades are the winner of the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge, a T4 finish at the CME Group Tour Championship, T5 finish at the McKayson New Zealand Women's Open, and T6 finish at the Cambia Portland Classic.
7/9 Fabio Fognini
Currently sitting in the 12th spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, Fabio Fognini is an Italian professional tennis player. Fabio has won a total of nine ATP matches, eight of which were fought on clay court. He is also a one-time Grand Slam champion, winning the 2015 Australian Open Men's Doubles together with fellow Italian athlete, Simone Bolelli.
8/9 Darya Klishina
Darya Klishina is a Russian long jumper. Having played volleyball since the age of eight, Darya shifted to long jump when she was 13. And at the age of 16, she began competing professionally. She has won multiple tournaments in Europe such as the European Indoor Championships where she placed 1st place in 2010 and 2013 and the European U23 Championships where she also finished 1st in 2013. She also won one silver medal in 2017 World Championships in Athletics.
9/9 James Magnussen
James Magnussen is an Australian professional swimmer who has competed around the globe. After bagging five Olympic medals in 2012 and 2016 Olympics combined, and a total of four medals in World Aquatics Championships, James decided to call it quits and has formally retired from the sport at the age of 28.
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