It is always a great feeling to see an athlete in full flow. One has to admire the amount of hard work into maintaining the kind of bodies they have. They need tremendous fitness to ensure that they perform to the best of their abilities.
Every sport requires its level of fitness. A track and field athlete will train in a different manner as compared to a soccer player. Speed is important in some sports whereas you need endurance for others. A fit athlete should be able to maintain the perfect balance. It is then that he develops the reflexes to react to any situation.
In the process of their extreme training methods, they develop a hot body that can be an object of admiration as well as envy. Female fans will naturally admire them whereas their fellow athletes who are not able to garner such female attention will end up envying their bodies.
Let us now look at some of the best sculpted physical bodies. It is not only their physique that is important but the grace with which these athletes carry it off. Here is a carefully compiled list of the top 10 famous, popular, as well as the hottest male athletes in the world today.
Here are the top 10 Hottest & Most Famous Male Athletes in The World 2018
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10. Andy Roddick: Tennis
The only tennis player in the list, Andy Roddick from the US starts our list at the No. 10 position. A former No. 1 player, Andy Roddick has the physique that can make girls swoon. Maybe, this is what made Brooklyn Decker, a former swimwear model fall for his charms. It is a travesty of justice that a player of his caliber could win a Grand Slam title only once. He was born in the wrong era and at the wrong time. One of the few players from the US who played the game in the coolest manner possible, Andy Roddick is a true champion in more ways than one.
9. Tom Daley: Diving
From tennis, we shall move on to a completely different sport, diving. This sport requires tremendous levels of fitness. No wonder, you see the divers with admirable bodies. They need to develop the flattest of stomachs to look great because the nature of their sport demands the exhibition of the entire body. One of the most graceful divers in the world, Thomas Robert Daley is at the No. 9 position in this list. The youngest ever diver to participate in an Olympic final, Tom Daley reached the pinnacle of his sport at the young age of 15 years. In addition to making a splash in the Olympic swimming pools all over the world, Tom Daley made his television debut in the celebrity diving reality show, Splash.
8. Kobe Bryant: Basketball
One of the all-time great basketball players, Kobe Bryant occupies the No. 8 spot on this list. As a basketball player, you need to have tremendous levels of fitness. Playing an entire career with a team as strong and talented as the Los Angeles Lakers are, is a tough job. Kobe Bryant has managed to achieve this feat. His height makes him one of the most attractive personalities in the sport. Always a fan favorite, Kobe Bryant has the reputation of conducting himself with utmost grace every time he steps on to the basketball court.
7. Tom Brady: NFL quarterback
The national Football League requires you to develop extremely strong and fit bodies. Tom Brady, a NFL quarterback for the New England Patriots is one of the most attractive American football players in the world. As a player, he has an excellent record. He holds the distinction of having won the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player four times in his career. This is a record in his sport. That he has a fantastic body is no secret at all. When you have a super model like Gisele Bundchen as your wife for the past eight years, you must have one of the best bodies in the world. Tom Brady is fit enough to make the No. 7 spot his own.
6. Fredrik Ljungberg: Soccer
Just as NFL requires fitness of the highest order, so does the conventional football also known as soccer. One of the best-looking bodies in the soccer world belongs to Fredrik Ljungberg of Sweden. He might not have set the stadiums on fire all over the world but he had the distinction of captaining his national team Sweden for more than a decade. He had an amazing personality making corporate giants such as Nike, P&G, Puma, Pepsi, and Calvin Klein making a beeline for him to endorse their products.
5. Usain Bolt: Track and Field
Here you have an athlete who has set the tracks all over the world alight with his superlative performances. He is the most decorated track and field athlete in the world as far as Olympic gold medals are concerned. We are referring to the one and only Usain Bolt of Jamaica. Now, can anybody deny that you need a fantastic body and exemplary fitness levels to run the 100 meter dash under 10 seconds consistently? Possessing extremely long legs and arms, it is amazing how he manages to sustain the scorching pace. For his achievement on the track and the grace with which he carries himself off it, Usain Bolt is fit for the No. 5 position in this list.
4. Michael Phelps: Swimmer
At No. 4, we have the greatest swimmer of all time, Micheal Phelps. Even he must have lost count of the number of gold medals he has won at the Olympic Games. He has a tally of 28 Olympic medals, out of which 23 are gold. There are many nations in the world that have not won this number of gold medals in their entire Olympic history. One always says that swimming is the best form of exercise to keep the body lean and trim. No one illustrates this better than Michael Phelps. A fantastic body to go along with his amazing height, Michael Phelps is our candidate for the No. 4 spot.
3. Lionel Messi: Soccer
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. In fact, the FIFA World Cup final is the most watched sporting event all over the world after the Olympic Games. Hence, it is no wonder that this list has a total of four players from this sport. The top three athletes in this list are absolute legends in this sport with the maximum fan following. We have the Argentine great Lionel Messi at the No. 3 spot in this list. Possessing a smile that can floor the most beautiful women in the world at any time, Lionel Messi is an absolute magician on the football field.
2. David Beckham: Soccer
Perhaps, the most handsome football player ever to have set foot on the soccer field, David Beckham is a fantastic player as well. Having captained his country England and his clubs, Real Madrid and Manchester United over an illustrious career, David Beckham has the most gorgeous body of all footballers in the world. That he could make a pop star like Victoria of the Spice Girls to fall for him speaks volumes of his ability on as well as off the field. Need we say more about the most elegant footballer produced by England? For his ability to pluck out goals from just out of the ‘D’ with his amazing dead ball skills, David Beckham is our pick for the No. 2 spot in this list.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo: Soccer
The athlete who tops our list is none other than the greatest football player of this era, Cristiano Ronaldo. Representing Portugal and Real Madrid, Cristiano is grace personified on and off the football field. He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards in his life. Cristiano Ronaldo has the ability to position himself at the right place at the right time. This explains his ability to shoot in the maximum number of goals. In addition, he is a fantastic team player as well. One of the best fashion icons of his sport, he is the face of innumerable clothing designers and other sports wear manufacturers. The heartthrob of millions of girls all over the world because of his drop dead gorgeous looks, Ronaldo is the undisputed champion in this list.
You have just seen the top 10 most famous and hottest athletes in the world. Each one of them is a legend in his sport. The greatest part of each of these ten athletes is the grace with which they conduct off the field. That is what makes them great in every way. They are a source of inspiration to the millions of fans all over the world.