10 Football Stars Who Dated Celebrities

For some, finding love is the ultimate goal.

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With roughly three-and-half billion fans worldwide, football is by far the most popular sport in existence. This also means that those who are fortunate to be among the game's brightest stars are among the most famous athletes on the planet.

Top tier professional football standouts make a great deal of money and have been known to attract crowds wherever they go. Moreover, the wealth and notoriety that comes with the gig, in most cases, is viewed favorably by potential love interests. The fact that most of the men and women that play professional sports tend to be in tremendous shape is also a plus when trying to land an ideal mate.

Simply put, there is a lot to like about dating a famous jock. This is why so many of football's biggest names have wound up dating some very famous celebrities.

With that in mind, it's time to take a look at some superstar players who have also had a great deal of luck scoring off the field. These men and women have been fortunate enough to be romantically linked to some of the most beautiful celebrities known to humankind.

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From 1999-2003 Jacques performed on the Florida independent pro wrestling circuit. He also has an amateur wrestling background and currently holds a certification in Krav Maga. Jacques graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003, with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. Follow him on twitter @goodeals79.