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The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male) 

Christie Buckner
Updated October 30, 2019 127.6k votes 8.2k voters 984k views 80 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.

Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male)
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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Rudy Fernández is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male)
Photo:  rudy5fernandez/Instagram

Birthplace: Palma, Majorca, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Team: Denver Nuggets

Position: Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman

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David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male)
Photo:  Noel Vasquez/Getty Images

Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Team: A.C. Milan

Position: Midfielder

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Fredrik Ljungberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hottest Professional Athletes (Male)
Photo:  Cafe Magazine/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0

Birthplace: Vittsjö, Sweden

Nationality: Sweden

Team: Shimizu S-Pulse

Position: Midfielder

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