We always see the performances of football players on the pitch, but we never know what happens behind the scenes. One thing is certain: these great athletes receive great support from their wives and are more important than we could imagine. Down are some of the stunning wags of Muslim footballers.
5. Riyad Mahrez’ Rita Johal
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Mahrez married his English girlfriend, Rita Johal in 2015. Their daughter was born later that year. Rita Mahrez is a stunning model from Kent who has drawn comparisons of celebrity Kim Kardashian in the past.
Rita does not court the limelight as she would rather support her husband on social media than appear in public. The former businesswoman is seen uploading selfies and supportive messages to Leicester City’s key man.
4. Karim Benzema’s Cora Gauthier
Karim Benzema a refait sa vie avec la martiniquaise Cora Gauthier, un mannequin français de 26 ans pic.twitter.com/1IC4jVej0s
— Jérémy Edouard (@bienglace) June 16, 2016
Gauthier and the father of two were first seen together in early 2016; up until today, these two have become inseparable. Things moved fast between the two, and on May 5, 2017, Cora gave birth to their son Ibrahim.
Cora, born on April 11, 1989, in Martinique, France, is a model who first met Karim Benzema in Dubai in December 2015; allegedly they started dating not long after that.
3. Mesut Ozil’s Amine Gulse
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Gulse is a Swedish-Turkish actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder born and raised in Sweden. She was crowned Miss World Turkey 2014 and represented her country at the Miss World 2014 pageant.
Sources claim she started dating Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil since last year and they are now engaged. They have been spotted wearing engagement rings. Furthermore, there are headlines that the duo will tie the knot next summer.