Hot La Liga player of the day: Adil Rami (Valencia)

27 Aug

Photo: Stade Français du Paris via Kickette

Valencia signed 25-year-old Adil Rami (nicknamed Shrek) back in January, but he finished the 2010-11 season with Lille and made his debut for Valencia today. And he scored a goal. The brawny defender is something of a sex symbol in his native France, especially among the gay community. He was voted sexiest footballer in 2009 by French gay magazine Têtu, and was invited to pose for rugby team Stade Français du Paris’ 2011 Dievx dv Stade calendar (above). Although Rami is straight, he says he is flattered that both men and women think he’s sexy, and has denounced homophobia in football.

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