Eye Candy: World Cup 2014 Hunks

Internationally, soccer is known as The Beautiful Game because of its pace, power and free-flowing action. But with all the muscular thighs, tight six packs and generally gorgeous bodies of the players, we can think of another reason why the game is beautiful.

Sharon Boone Jun, 16, 2014

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Wilfried Bony, 25, plays for the Ivory Coast. That chest is making us want to do some things. But, we won’t say what.

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Glen Johnson, 29, is what gives the Three Lions (that’s England) their roar.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, has a body of work that has earned him the cover of Vogue Spain and Player of the Year honors.

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For those who like their soccer players with a little extra beef, Givanildo Vieira de Souza, also known as the “Brazilian Hulk,” is made to order.

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Hunky defender Aurlien Chedjou, 28, uses his considerable experience, as well as his muscular frame to boss the defense for Cameroon.

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Say hello to Kevin-Prince Boateng, 27, of Ghana. Yes, more please.

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Roy Miller is the 29-year-old defender for Costa Rica who has the chiseled features of a classic statue. (And, the rest of him ain’t bad either.)

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Olivier Giroud, 27, of France makes us swoon. That face, plus a French accent? Give us strength.

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Meet Jozy Altidore, 24, who plays for the United States. The body is bangin’.  Let’s hope he’ll also be banging in those goals.

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Red hot soccer player Alexis Sanchez, 25, is Chile’s go-to goal scorer.

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Silvestre Varela, Portugal’s 29-year-old winger is dark and delicious!

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Efe Ambrose, 25, is a 6-foot-3-inches of muscular majesty. Agreed?

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Say hello to Eric Choupo-Moting. This cutie, 25, will be looking to score for the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

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Look for the hair and flair of Benoit Assou-Ekotto, 30, to up the wow factor for Cameroon.

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Most Brazilian players just go by one name, so we call this cutie, Fred, 30. Who needs other names when you look this good?

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Tim Cahill, 34, of Australia is part Irish, part Samoan and all cutie.

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Meet Ezequiel Lavezzi, 29. That groomed beard says perfect gentlemen, the tats say undercover bad boy. Now THIS is a riddle we wouldn’t mind solving.

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Hello, Claudio Marchisio. (He plays for Italy.) Those eyes. Bellisimo!

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Meet the ab-tastic Nani, 27 of Portugal. Just, wow!

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Godfrey Oboabona, the young (just 23!) Nigerian, is powerful and poised beyond his years.

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Mario Balotelli, 23, one look at the Italian striker’s shirtless goal celebration will tell you why he’s called Super Mario.