World Cup WAGs - The Most Beautiful and Influential WAGs of Russia 2018

WAGs is an acronym first coined by British tabloids, and became common during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, to refer to the wives & girlfriends of the English National Team. Prominent WAGs of the 2006 World Cup included Victoria Beckham, wife of then England captain David Beckham, Cheryl Cole, of the group Girls Aloud, who shortly afterwards married Ashley Cole from whom she was divorced in 2010; Coleen Rooney, who married Wayne Rooney in June 2008, Abbey Clancy, girlfriend of Peter Crouch; Steven Gerrard's then fiancé Alex Curran and former Spanish waitress Elen Rives, the then fiancée of Frank Lampard.

In anticipation of the 2018 World Cup, which kicks off on June 14, we've put together a list of the most beautiful and influential WAGs of the tournament. In no particular order, the top WAGs of Russia 2018 are:

1.       Antonella Roccuzzo, Wife of Lionel Messi (Argentina)

1.       Georgina Rodriguez, Girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

3.       Bruna Marquezine, Girlfriend of Neymar (Brazil)

4.       Shakira, Wife of Gerard Piqué (Spain)

5.       Anna Lewandowski - Wife of Robert Lewandowski (Poland)

6.       Pilar Rubio, Wife of Sergio Ramos (Spain)

7.       Izabel Goulart, Wife of Kevin Trapp (Germany)

8.       Leonita Lekaj, Wife of Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)

9.       Michele Lacroix, Wife of Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium)

10.   Raquel Mauri, Girlfriend of Ivan Rakitic (Croatia)

11.   Scarlett Gartmen, Girlfriend of Marco Reus (Germany)

12.   Edurne, Girlfriend of David de Gea (Spain)

13.   Melissa Satta, Girlfriend of Kevin Prince Boateng (Germany)

14.   Irene Martinez, Wife of Hector Moreno (Mexico)

15.   Karin Jimenez, Girlfriend of Santiago Arias (Colombia)

16.   Ruby Mae, girlfriend of Dele Alli (England)

17.   Catherine Fischer, Girlfriend Mats Hummels (Germany)

18.   Carol Cabrino, Wife of Marquinhos (Brazil)

19.   Alexandra Ivarsdottir, Girlfriend of Gylfi Sigurdsson (Iceland)

20.   Clarice Alves, Wife of Marcelo (Brazil)

21.   Andrea Salas, Girlfriend of Keylor Navas (Costa Rica)

22.   Paige Milian, Fiancée of Raheem Sterling (England)

23.   Jelena Karleusa, Girlfriend of Dusko Tosic (Serbia)

24.   Tatiana Gomez, Girlfriend of Frank Fabra (Colombia)

25.   Lluvia Carrillo, Girlfriend Javier Aquino (Mexico)

26.   Noemie Happart, wife of Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (Belgium)

27.   Anna Peszko, Wife Slawomir Peszko (Poland)

28.   Marina Luczenko, Wife of Wojciech Szczesny (Poland)

29.   Daniella Jehle, Wife of Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Germany)

30.   Izabel Kovačić, Wife of Mateo Kovacic (Croatia)

31.   Sofia Balbi, Wife of Luis Suarez (Uruguay)

32.   Elena Galero, Girlfriend of Sergio Busquets (Spain)

33.   Lorelei Taron, Wife of Radamal Falcao (Colombia)