Fashion model Martina Colombari and Alessandro Costacurta

Vogue Party - Milan Fashion Week Fashion model Martina Colombari arrives at the Vogue Party during the Milan's fashion week on September 30, 2005 in Milan, Italy. (Getty Images)more pics »Martina Colombari (Getty Images)
Martina Colombari is just one of many fans gearing up for some amazing football matches this week.  The FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events in the world.  Millions of fans across the globe tune in to watch their favorite footballers vie for the cup.  World Cup also sparks interest in the lives of these popular athletes - especially their wives and girlfriends. 

Martina is the wife of former AC Milan football player Alessandro Costacurta.  She is a model , television presenter and actress Italian.  The couple got married in 2004.

British tabloids coined the term "WAG" to describe famous footballers' wives and girlfriends.  Help us choose the hottest of the WAGs by voting in our polls.  Start by clicking on any of the lovely ladies below.

World Cup Wives and Girlfriends:

AbbeyClancy Abbey Clancy

GemmaAtkinson Gemma Atkinson

CherylCole Cheryl Cole

ElenaSantarelli Elena Santarelli

SaraCarbonero Sara Carbonero

IrinaShayk Irina Shayk

GiorgiaPalmas Giorgia Palmas

YesicaToscanini Yesica Toscanini

MartinaColombari Martina Colombari

JamieLeeDarley Jamie Lee Darley
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