France are set to take on Argentina in the final of this year’s dramatic World Cup in Qatar today, and on both sides, the players’ very glamourous wives and girlfriends will no doubt be cheering them on.
Over the past month, football fans have seen a shower of beauties descend on Doha as wives and girlfriends have rallied to support their partners from the stands.
From models to dedicated mums, some of these ultra-glamorous women have amassed their own following on social media.
FEMAIL reveals the stunning women who have supported their beaus to the final…
Girlfriend: Sabrina Duvad, mother-of-one
Bayern Munich star Kingsley Coman has been dating his girlfriend Sabrina Duvad since 2019 (pictured)
Bayern Munich star Kingsley Coman has been dating his girlfriend Sabrina Duvad since 2019.
Kinglsey had only recently come out of a highly controversial relationship with his ex-girlfriend Sephora Goignan when the pair met.
In 2017, it emerged the then 21-year-old had attacked Sephora on two separate occasions at her home near Paris.
Kingsley Coman of France during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between France and Poland
He went on to meet Sabrina, with the footballer popping the question in 2020 while they were holidaying in Mykonos.
The couple have also welcomed one child together, although they are yet to reveal the baby’s name.
Despite her desire from secrecy surrounding their child, Sabrina has amassed an incredible 30,000 Instagram followers with her behind-the-scenes snaps of life as a footballer’s wife.
The beauty spends her time between Munich and Stockholm and is ever the supportive partner.
She has shared plenty of pictures of her stay in Doha while Kingsley battled it out on the pitch.
Wife: Jennifer, mother-of-four
French striker Olivier Giroud has been married to his notoriously private wife Jennifer since 2011 – and the two have certainly been through the ringer together
The French striker during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium last night
Despite an affair scandal, Girould’s wife Jennifer stuck with him, and the pair now have four children (pictured)
French striker Olivier Giroud has been married to his notoriously private wife Jennifer since 2011 – and the two have certainly been through the ringer together.
She stuck by his side after he was caught, quite literally, with his pants down in a hotel room with a model.
Jennifer, who has four children with the striker, remained stoic and tight-lipped after he was spotted inviting a model to his hotel room before a Premier League match in 2014.
Despite this, Jennifer stuck with him, and the pair now have four children.
Wife: Erika Choperena, child psychologist
Child psychologist Erika Choperena, who is married to Antoine Griezmann, keeps a low profile online
Antoine Griezmann of France during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium
While many of the glamorous wives or girlfriends supporting the French team make a living from sharing ultra-luxurious snaps of their life online, Erika Choperena is among those who has a vocational career.
In fact, the publicity-shy wife of Antoine Griezmann is a child psychologist.
Erika is believed to have met the footballer in San Sebastian in Spain in 2011 when he was playing for Real Sociedad.
At the time, she was studying at university, but seemingly turned down the footballer’s advances.
They eventually got together, with Erika remaining Antoine’s biggest fan throughout his rise to fame.
Girlfriend: Zoe Cristofoli, tattoo artist
Tattoo artist Zoe Cristofoli, 26, has been dating left-back footballer Theo Hernandez for four years
Model and Instagram influencer Zoe Cristofoli, 26, has been dating left-back footballer Theo Hernandez for four years
Zoe Cristofoli, 26, has been dating left-back footballer Theo Hernandez for four years.
The model and Instagram influencer is also the co-owner of tattoo and piercing studio Ink Studio Lagrange.
Her figure is covered in flowers and symbols, while a triangle featuring the words ‘Music Passion’ adorns her left arm.
The mother-of-one regularly shares stunning snaps from their adventures around the world together, with photographs in tropical locations including Italy.
Theo Hernandez of France during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium
The mother-of-one regularly shares stunning snaps from their adventures around the world together, with photographs in tropical locations including Italy
Theo isn’t the first footballer she has dated over the years – in 2015, she was in a relationship with goalkeeper Frosinone Francesco Bordi.
She was also previously engaged to actor Andrea Cerioli.
She and Theo welcomed their first child together, Theo Junior, earlier this year.
Wife: Marrion Valette Areola, fitness influencer
Mother of three and founder of a lifestyle-fitness blog, Marrion married French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in 2014 (pictured)
Alphonse Areola of France (left) is pictured warming up alongside team mate Steve Mandana prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Mother of three and founder of a lifestyle-fitness blog, Marrion married French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in 2014.
The couple have three children together – with Marrion welcoming her first daughter – Ayleen-Grace Areola, on May 5, 2015.
The couple went on to have their second child Aymma-Lyse Areola on January 2, 2017.
Their youngest – Ayva-May Areola, came into this world on October 20, 2020.
The fitness fanatic regularly shares clips of pilates classes, dressing inspiration, and snaps with her family with her 107k followers on Instagram.
Wife: Rima Edbouche, TikTok star
Little is known about Ousmane Dembele’s wife Rima Edbouche, who is from Morocco – but she has gained an incredible following on TikTok
While it is not known how long the couple have been together, they tied the knot in a private ceremony in December last year
Little is known about Ousmane Dembele’s wife Rima Edbouche, who is from Morocco.
She is somewhat of a TikTok celebrity, with thousands of followers and 4.1 million likes on her official page RAZALAE.
She has shared a number of videos on the page, showing her wearing a face covering and hijab.
While it is not known how long the couple have been together, they tied the knot in a private ceremony in December last year.
Wife: Marine, fashion designer
Marine, who has a degree in master’s degree in Social psychology and another Master’s in Human Resource Management, has two children with the footballer
French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris tied-the-knot with his childhood sweetheart and children’s fashion designer Marine in 2012
French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris tied-the-knot with his childhood sweetheart and children’s fashion designer Marine in 2012.
Marine, who has a degree in master’s degree in Social psychology and another Master’s in Human Resource Management, is the founder of clothing label, Manege en Sucre.
The brand is beloved by celebrities including Jessica Alba and Eva Longoria – who regularly shop for their kids with the luxury brand.
Hugo Lloris of France during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Round of 16 match between France and Poland
The collection is produced in London and exclusively uses the highest quality fabrics sourced from textile factories in the UK, France and Italy.
The elegant brunette is also a mother of two daughters, Anna-Rose, Giuliana and Leandro.
She has over 100,000 followers on Instagram, where she regularly shares snaps of the family enjoying downtime together.
Wife: Mae, mother-of-one
Former Arsenal star Matteo Guendouzi has been inseparable from his wife Mae since the two started dating in 2019 – but she tends to keep a low profile
Matteo GUENDOUZI of France during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Group D match between Tunisia and France at Education City Stadium on November 30, 2022 in Doha, Qatar
Former Arsenal star Matteo Guendouzi has been inseparable from his wife Mae since the two started dating in 2019.
The 22-year-old, who lives with Matteo in Marseille, tends to keep a low profile online, amassing 13,000 fans on Instagram over the years.
She regularly shares snaps of her outfits with her adoring fans, while also posting holiday pictures from trips to Miami, Paris and Maldives.
Last year they welcomed baby girl Mayleen into their lives.
Rumoured girlfriends: Ines Rau, trans model – or Rose Bertram, Instagram model
It remains unclear who French star player Kylian Mbappé is dating, with rumours swirling in recent months he was dating two different people – including trans model Ines Rau (left) and Rose Bertram (right)
For months World Cup winner and Ballon d’Or hopeful Kylian Mbappé has been romantically linked with several high profile beauties
Although Ms Bertram told Vogue she was not a ‘dress girl’ adding she was more ‘tomboyish’, that has not stopped her from posing in long fancy dresses (pictured)
At the end of July, the Belgian beauty (pictured) is said to have ended her eight year romance with Dutch international Gregory van der Wiel and going for Mbappé
There are strong rumours the French superstar is dating 27-year-old model Rose Bertram – who is four years senior than him.
Ms Bertram, from Belgium, who has almost 900,000 followers on Instagram, was signed by a model agency aged just 13.
She then appeared in an array of high street campaigns, for brands including H&M, L’Oreal, Primark and Agent Provocateur.
Ines Rau, from France, was seen at the Cannes Film Festival before joining the footballer on a Yacht
At the end of July, the Belgian beauty is said to have ended her eight year romance with Dutch international Gregory van der Wiel and going for Mbappé.
Meanwhile it has only been two months since Mbappé was pictured carrying a trans model in his arms.
Ines Rau, from France, was seen at the Cannes Film Festival before joining the footballer on a Yacht.
Rau, who has one million followers on Instagram, was the first trans person to have been plastered over the front pages of Playboy.
The trans model was named Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month for November 2017.
Girlfriend: Agustina Gandolfo, model
Agustina Gandolfo will be cheering on Milan striker Lautaro Martinez as he takes on France tonight
Lautaro Martinez during Argentina’s face off with the Netherlands last week. He has been dating Agustina since 2018
Meet the World Cup semi-final WAGS! Model Agustina Gandolfo, 26, is dating Argentina and Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez
Model Agustina, 26, is dating Argentina and Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez, after the pair were introduced by Mauro Icaro’s ex-wife Wanda Nara.
The couple have been dating since 2018, and she has been regularly updating her one million Instagram followers with snaps documenting her time in Qatar.
Agustina has grown her own brand as a fitness and healthy lifestyle expert, and also runs her own restaurant called Coraje in Milan.
Girlfriend: Caro Calvagni
Wow! Fitness model Caro Calvagni is in a relationship with Lyon defender Nicolas Tagliafico, and she boasts over 330,000 followers on Instagram
Nicolas will be flying Argentina’s colours during tonight’s final against France at Lusail Stadium
Glam: On social media, Caro regularly shows off her envious lifestyle, workout tips and her dogs for her fans, and even brings her pets along during her trips on private jets
Fitness model Caro is in a relationship with Lyon defender Nicolas Tagliafico, and she boasts over 330,000 followers on Instagram.
On social media, Caro regularly shows off her envious lifestyle, workout tips and her dogs for her fans, and even brings her pets along during her trips on private jets.
Proving that she can hold her own against her beau, Caro previously showcased her football skills while playing head tennis during a trip to Ibiza.
Wife: Antonela Roccuzzo, model
As the wife of Argentina’s star player Lionel Messi, Antonela Roccuzzo is no doubt viewed as the Queen of the country’s WAGs
The 34-year-old from Argentina – who herself has more than 22 million followers on Instagram – jetted to Qatar last month to support her childhood sweetheart as the World Cup kicked off.
Although Messi’s appearance in Doha did not get off to a great start, the international superstar has shined throughout the tournament – and is the joint top goalscorer having already netted five.
The glamorous WAG, mother to the couple’s three sons Thiago, nine, Mateo, six, and Ciro, four, enjoys a life of luxury in the French capital, after Messi signed a two-year deal in 2021 with Paris Saint-Germain.
With her own designer fashion range, and a close-knit set of WAG friends, Antonela’s current luxe life is a far cry from her childhood in Rosario, in the central Argentine province of Santa Fe.
Travelling without her three sons, who attend a private international school in the French capital, the WAG appears to be enjoying her time in Doha, enjoying a night out with fellow footballer’s wife Sofi Balbi, who’s married to Argentine star Luis Suárez.
Mr and Mrs: The couple are childhood sweethearts, meeting when they were just five years old, and they married in 2017
The close friends were clearly enjoying their night out in the balmy Middle Eastern city. Ibiza is a regular holiday destination for the two women, enjoying yacht holidays and luxury hotel breaks with their respective husbands – who played together at Barcelona.
On Instagram, Antonela shares snaps of her glamourous European trips, posing in her bikinis, and alongside her husband and their three children.
Messi, regarded by many as the best player of all time, married Antonela in a glitzy wedding in their hometown of Rosario on June 30, 2017.
Guests at their wedding checked into the five-star, 188-room Pullman Hotel in the city, with teammates Gerard Pique, and then pop star wife Shakira, Luis Suarez and Neymar attending the glitzy nuptials.
Antonela wore a lavish dress by Spanish designer Rosa Clara, known for her A-list bridal gowns.
In 2019, an Argentinian newspaper La Capital uncovered a touching picture showing the footballer and the mum of their three sons as children nearly two decades before they became man and wife, enjoying themselves in the Atlantic holiday resort of Punta Mogotes.
Rodrigo De Paul
Girlfriend: Martina Stoessel, singer
25-year-old singer and actress Martina Stoessel will be cheering on Rodrigo De Paul during tonight’s game
Athletico Madrid midfielder De Paul is preparing to face off with France in tonight’s nail-biting final
Dubbed the ‘Princess of Latin Pop’, Martina, whose stage name is TINI, is dating Athletico Madrid midfielder De Paul.
TINI is a 25-year-old singer, actress, dancer and model with over 19 million Instagram followers.
After starting her career on a children’s television programme, she released her debut album in 2016 which reached number one in the Argentine charts.
She rose to fame In the 2010s thanks to her role in the Disney Channel Latin America Telenovela Violetta from 2012 to 2015.
The beauty is no stranger to the pitch, having performed at the 2014 Match For Peace, which was organised by the Pope.
On Instagram, the artist regularly shares her fashion fits, showing off her athletic physique in bikinis and mini dresses.
She also likes to stay closer to her fan by sharing snaps of her live performances.
Girlfriend: Muri Lopez Benitez
Muri Lopez Benitez is the long-term girlfriend of Manchester United centre-back Lisandro Martinez
The couple are said to be childhood sweethearts and reportedly met when they were just 14. Pictured: Lisandro during Argentina’s face off with Croatia earlier this week
Dancer and influencer Muri is the long-term girlfriend of Manchester United centre-back Lisandro Martinez.
The couple are said to be childhood sweethearts and reportedly met when they were just 14.
The glamorous 24-year-old has 66,000 followers on Instagram and the pair have named themselves as parents to a French bulldog named Polo, also with its own Instagram account.
Muri is a fierce supporter of her beau and has bee updating her fans on the football competition and her time in Qatar.
Girlfriend: Bárbara Occhiuzzi
Budding Influencer Bárbara Occhiuzzi, who counts more than 22,500 followers on her Instagram, is Nahuel Molina’s biggest fan
While Argentinian right-back Nahuel Molina takes to the pitch tonight, his Argentinean model girlfriend will no doubt be cheering him on from the bleachers.
The beauty, whose age is not known, regularly posts pictures of her posing on white sandy beaches and stunning backdrops.
With more than 22.500 followers on the platform, the budding influencer has been updating her fans on her trip to Qatar, sharing bikini shots and chronicling her adventures in the country while her beau defends Argentina’s pride on the pitch.
The loved-up pair have also not shied away from public display of affection, with Bárbara sharing a picture of Nahuel during Argentina’s victory against Croatia earlier this week, with the caption ‘siempre.’
The footballer was amongst the first to reply, thanking his girlfriend for her support.
The loved-up pair have also not shied away from public display of affection, with Bárbara sharing a picture of Nahuel during Argentina’s victory against Croatia earlier this week, with the caption ‘siempre’
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