Georgina Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend. Picture: Twitter
One of the biggest trends that people look forward to whenever  the FIFA world cup comes around are the wives and girlfriends of the players, aka the WAGS. 

These WAGS can be famous faces themselves or not-so-famous faces who love to support their football partners from the sidelines. 

Shakira, Pilar Rubio or former Miss Iceland 2008 Alexandra Ivarsdottir are just some of the names mentioned that are set to make their appearances at this year’s football tournament in Russia.

Some WAGs cheer near the field, and others cheer from the suites of the stadium, wearing their partner’s football jersey. 

They are stylish, confident and some of them were famous before becoming a WAG. 

Here are some of the WAGS that we like to follow:

Group A: 

Ekaterina Akinfeeva
Wife of Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, Ekaterina Akinfeev is a Ukranian-born model, dancer, actor and aspiring filmmaker. They have 2 children.

Igor Akinfeev and Ekaterina Gerun-Akinfeeva. Picture: Supplied
Sofia Balbi 
Sofia Balbi is the wife of Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez. Balbi met Suarez back when he was a street sweeper in Uruguay at the age of 15, and they stayed together when he was scouted and transferred to Liverpool. They hav a son and a daughter. 

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Georgina Rodgriuez
Georgina is a dancer, model and the girlfriend of Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo. She recently gave birth to their daughter last year, Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro. 

Amor infinito 💖

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Camille Tytgat
Camille Tytgat is the wife of French and Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. Tytgat is currently a law student, andshe and Varane tied the knot in 2015.
Camille Tytgat. Picture: Supplied

Antonella Roccuzzo
Antonella is the wife of Argentinian striker and captain Lionel Messi. The two are childhood sweethearts, and have 2 children together.  

Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Roccuzzo. Picture: Instagram
Alexandra Ivarsdóttir
Alexandra is a former beauty queen, having won Miss Iceland in 2008 and finished in the semi finals in a Miss World Sport competition. Her partner is Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. They grew up together in Iceland's capital Reykjavik.

What a game ⚽️👊🏻🇮🇸 #aframisland

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Bruna Marquezine
Girlfriend of Brazilian striker Neymar, Bruna Marquezine is a actress, having been in soapies since she was a child. Her and the Brazilian striker have had a turbulent relationship, having been on and off since they six years ago in Rio de Janeiro. 
Bruna Marquezine. Picture: Twitter

Izabel Goulart
Izabel Goulart is the girlfriend of German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp. Goulart made her debut for Victoria's Secret at their annual fashion show in 2014 and has been dating Trapp since 2015. 

Victoria's Secret model Izabel Goulart. Picture: Twitter

Anna Lewandowska
Lewandowska is a former karate champion with more than 30 medals to her name. She runs a healthy eating blog and owns a health food company. Lewandowska and husband Polish striker and captain Robert Lewandowski have a daughter named Klara.

Anna Lewandowska. Picture: Supplied