FIFA World Cup 2018 has come with much frenzy and hype! Ending on the 15th of July, we can enjoy this widely loved soccer international tournament with some of our favourite celebrities. See here your six favourite celebrities supporting FIFA World Cup 2018.
Shakira’s kids Milan and Sasha Piqué
Shakira’s sons are simply the cutest. The singer’s boys, Milan and Sasha Piqué where seen wearing the signature yellow jerseys worn by Los Cafeteros – Colombia national football team. The adorable picture was posted on the singer’s Instagram page ahead of Colombia’s opening match against Japan.
Another A-List celebrity cheering on the biggest soccer tournament, is Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria.
The stunning 43-year-old is said to be supporting Mexico. She is the daughter of Mexican-Americans and her husband, José Bastón, is Mexican, so no guessing where her favour will go!
Mexico caused the biggest upset of the tournament after their win against the world champions Germany 1-0 in their opening fixture.
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova
Despite Enrique Iglesias being born in Spain and his sexy wife, Anna Kournikova being Russian, their loyalties seem to be set right.
Enrique posted an adorable picture of him and son Nicholas with a Spain flag draped on around them. Spain, by the way, were the 2010 FIFA overall world cup winners.
Retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, Caitlyn Jenner is cheering on Russia this year. She joined forces with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to help raise funds for LGBT groups and charities. In addition, on one of her social media pages she claimed that she’s now a Russia fan.
Paddy Power is set to donate £10,000 – about R178 000 to various groups every time Russia scores a goal during the tournament.
Not only soccer fanatics are getting front row seats to the FIFA World Cup 2018! International rugby referee Nigel Owens is also cheering on Russia to bag the trophy. He is also with Caitlyn, teaming up with the Irish bookmaker to help raise money for LGBT groups and charities.
Lastly, another sportsman who is supporting LGBT groups and charities by supporting Russia is Gareth Thomas. The former Wales rugby captain joined forces with other celebrities to bring awareness to homophobic abuse illegal in football stadiums. In 2017, Thomas, presented a BBC documentary entitled “Gareth Thomas v Homophobia: Hate in the Beautiful Game”.