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Sports fashion models

Famous sports athletes as fashion models (Part 1)

With the advantage of a perfect solid body, plus a large number of fans, there have been many athletes becoming famous in the modeling area.

Over the last decade, major fashion brands such as CK, Emporio Armani and Lacoste have tended to hire famous athletes as models to represent them. The reason is because athletes often own an ideal body, handsome face and a large fan base.

However, in the past, athletes who tried in the modeling field even started before we even thought about it. Here are some of the most famous models who have been or have been athletes for the past 40 years.

Thom Evans, Rugby

Model of D.Hedral since 2013.

After retiring, the Scottish rugby began his modeling career as the face of D.Hedral, an Italian lingerie brand. Not surprisingly, he has previously appeared on the cover of Men’s Helth magazine, as well as Attitude magazine, a popular British magazine for gay.

Rafael Nadal, Tennis

Model of Emporio Armani from 2011 to the present.

Surely everyone knows this is a famous tennis player in the world of tennis, but few know that he is also one of the three models of Armani’s underwear and denim brand, behind only David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. The image of the tennis star has appeared on the cover of New York magazine, as well as the Spanish version of Men’s Journal.

Cameron Newton, Rugby player

Model of Under Armor from 2011 to the present.

In 2011, the rugby player officially became a rookie for the Under Armor fashion brand as the face of the company’s new collection for boxers.

Hidetoshi Nakata, football player

Model of Calvin Klein since 2010.

The player and pioneer in the field of fashion became the first Asian model of the Calvin Klein brand in 2010. At the same time, the company also officially invited another rookie to be an athlete. Spanish tennis Fernando Verdasco is the face of the brand’s new product line.

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Sports fashion

The “legendary” sports fashion shoes of football (Part 1)

Recently, the football website Dream Team FC has launched a list of the best quality and most popular shoes in football history.

Among the 7 shoes voted by Dream Team FC, Nike contributed the most with 3 product lines, followed by Adidas (2), Puma and Lotto Stadio (1).

1. Adidas Predator Mania

Adidas has officially launched the Predator Mania product line at the same time the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. With design style “Far East”, Predator creates attraction thanks to the angular lines but no less subtle.

Besides the traditional red – black color, Predator Mania also has many versions with different colors such as Champagne (white wine), Champagne Gold (yellow and white).

What makes this shoe different from all other Adidas products is that the red tongue is designed quite large. This keeps shoelaces always neatly aligned, helping the player to touch the ball with the optimum contact surface. In addition, the cushioned mouth on the heel helps the players can protect the ankle and heel at most regardless of the direction the opponent is “swept” from.

This is the favorite shoe of David Beckham, Alessandro Del Piero and Raul. According to the statistics of the World Cup 2002 organizer, at least 10 players use Adidas Predator Mania shoes in every match. However, Adidas officially stopped producing this product line in early June. The rare player to use the Adidas Predator Mania pair is Metz’s Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

2. Nike Mercurial R9

This is the shoes made by Nike for “Aliens” Ronaldo and was used by the striker during the competition at the 1998 World Cup. It can be said that this product line has created a revolution. for world football by bringing a brand of speed for the strikers and winger at the time.

“These shoes are super light (200 grams). Therefore, you absolutely can reach the speed that previously appeared only in the imagination. Ro “fat” is about shoes “parcel” for their own.

In May 2013, Nike decided to “revitalize” this product line with the Nike Mercurial IX Special Edition. In particular, only 1998 shoes were made, representing the year of the debut of the first Nike Mercurial shoe.

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Top 10 Most Stylish Female Athletes of All Time (part 1)

Sport is a great and healthy form of entertainment. People around the world like various types of sports. Some love tennis, some are crazy for football, etc. These sports become more entertaining when favorite players perform well. Some athletes even become trend setters or fashion models. Fans copy their styles and want to be like them. Here are top most stylish athletes of all time.

1. Andy Roddick

Andrew Stephen Roddick, the former World No. 1 professional tennis player, is one of the most stylish athletes of all time.  He became a Grand Slam singles champion after winning the title at the 2003 US Open and then reached four other Grand Slam finals. He got married to Brooklyn Decker, a famous swimwear model and actress. He retired from the sport on his 30th birthday, during the 2012 US Open.

2. Rafael Nadal

The Spanish professional tennis player and also a former world no. 1, Rafael Nadal Parera (Raffa) is one of the most stylish tennis players in the game. He is widely considered as the greatest clay-court player of all time. Owing to his success on the surface, he has been named The King of Clay.

3. Tiger Woods

Eldrick Tont Tiger Woods is one of the most successful golf players of all time. Formerly World No. 1 in golf, he was also the world’s highest-paid athlete according to Forbes for several years.

4. Chris Paul

Christopher Chris Emmanuel Paul is an American professional basketballer playing for the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. He has an understated style in contrast to many other basketball players. He has been a six-time All-Star, an All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP), an NBA Rookie of the Year (2006), and a multiple All-NBA, and All-Defensive team honoree. He has also won two Olympic gold medals with the US national basketball team. Off the court, Paul is a sponsored spokesperson for the US Bowling Congress (USBC).