Football fans glue their eyes on them not just because they are the beautiful wives or girlfriends of World Cup players when they turn up at matches.
These women are celebrities in their own right. Among them are famous actresses, models and pop singers.
Like Brazilian actress Bruna Marquez, the girlfriend of Brazil forward Neymar da Silva, and Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira who is the girlfriend of Spain defender Gerard Pique.
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira's girlfriend is German fashion model and TV host Lena Gercke. Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen has a glamorous TV-personlity girlfriend too - British model and TV presenter Polly Parsons.