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The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male)

Updated October 30, 2019 127.8k votes 9.0k voters 995.8k views80 items

The hottest male professional athletes are as appealing as they are athletic. Coming from all types of sports, locations and backgrounds, these sexy male athletes all make boatloads of money playing professional sports thanks to their formidable skills. But who is most attractive?

Just like the hottest male celebrities, these pro athletes' careers depend on how well they stay in shape - and the result is plenty of muscle definition. Here you'll find football players, tennis stars, and basketball players. That's not to mention the many cute male swimmers.

Who are the best looking male athletes in the world? You decide.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo
    Photo: Анна Нэсси / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0
    • Birthplace: Santo António, Portugal
    • Nationality: Portugal
    • Team: Juventus
    • Position: Forward, Midfielder
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    • Birthplace: Palma, Majorca, Spain
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Team: Denver Nuggets
    • Position: Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman
    2,114
    1,360
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    • Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom,England
    • Team: A.C. Milan
    • Position: Midfielder
    2,418
    1,883
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    • Birthplace: Vittsjö, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Team: Shimizu S-Pulse
    • Position: Midfielder
    1,888
    1,805
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