From Cristiano Ronaldo to Wayne Rooney and Mesut Ozil: 5 footballers who dated the same woman
First Published Nov 23, 2020, 1:45 PM IST
Footballers are no less than celebrities in the world. Besides being a playmaker, some of them are also playboys, who tend to date a number of women. Furthermore, some also happen to date a woman who has dated another fellow footballer.
When it comes to footballers, they are not just one of the highest-paid athletes in the sport and the world but are also no less than global celebrities. Being a celebrity, these footballers tend to date some of the top women.
However, there have been instances when these footballers go on to date a woman, who has already dated fellow footballers previously, or vice versa. On the same note, we take a look at six footballers to have dated the same woman.
Mesut Ozil and Matteo Ferrari – Aida Yespica
For those who do not know, Aida Yespica is a Venezuelan television personality, model, actress and a former beauty pageant. Naturally, she ought to attract ample attention. She reportedly dated Mesut Ozil. However, she has time and again denied anything as such with the German. Nonetheless, she has indeed dated former Italian international Matteo Ferrari, as the two have a son together.
Wayne Rooney and Mario Balotelli – Jenny Thompson
Jenny Thmpson happens to be a British reality show star, while she was a former prostitute as well. She was once caught with former England star Wayne Rooney, as the affair reportedly happened while Rooney's wife Coleen was pregnant with their first child. Nonetheless, Jenny later went on to have a fling with Italy's Mario Balotelli, who too was in a relationship with his girlfriend Raffaella Fico, eventually leading to a break-up. Least to say, Jenny likes to target men already involved with someone. Watch out, fellas.
Ryan Giggs and Jermain Defoe – Imogen Thomas
It is intriguing to see a humble man like Ryan Giggs in the list. Well, he even went on to date his sister-in-law. Nonetheless, he caught attention when he started to date Imogen Thomas, a Welsh model and television personality. The 2003 Miss Wales reportedly had an extra-marital affair with Giggs, who was married to Stacey Cooke, eventually leading to their divorce. Later, after Imogen learnt of Giggs' affair with his sister-in-law, she went on to date former English star Jermain Defoe. As for the reason why they broke up, Imogen liked chilling at home, while Defoe liked to party outside.
Sergio Ramos and Sergio Sanchez - Elisabeth Reyes
Starting with the woman, Elisabeth Reyes happens to be a Spanish model and moderator. It was in 2007 when she reportedly started dating Spanish defender Sergio Ramos. Nonetheless, it did not last for more than a year. It was sometime later when she began to date fellow Spanish footballer Sergio Sanchez, as the two tied the knot in 2014 and are happily married. Seems like she had a thing for Sergio.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Bent – Gemma Atkinson
The modern-day GOAT, Cristiano Rondalo, is one of the branded playboys of football. He has reportedly dated almost nine top women. And, one of them happens to be English actress and former glamour model Gemma Atkinson. She supposedly dated Ronaldo during his days with Manchester United. However, it did not last long for unknown reasons. Meanwhile, she had previously dated former Everton striker Marcus Bent, which did not last for more than a few months either.
Karim Benzema and Axel Witsel – Analicia Chaves
Analicia Chaves happens to be a model form the United States of America (USA). She was apparently in a relationship with Belgian star Axel Witsel before the latter broke up. Nonetheless, Analicia moved on quickly to be linked with Real Madrid star Karim Benzema, as she posted some pictures and video with the former French international on Instagram.
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