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Hot World Cup players: Round of 16 (Days 17-20)

5 Jul

Day 17: Edinson Cavani (Uruguay)

Photo: AFP via FIFA

Age: 27

Club: Paris Saint-Germain

Position: Striker

Score: Colombia 2 – Uruguay 0

Day 18: Orestis Karnezis (Greece)

Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images Europe via Zimbio

Age: 28

Club: Granada

Position: Goalkeeper

Score: Costa Rica 1 – Greece 1 (Costa Rica won in penalties, and the poor guy didn’t stop a single one. But he had a pretty good tournament otherwise.)

Day 19: Faouzi Ghoulam (Algeria)

Age: 23

Club: Napoli

Position: Defender

Score: Germany 2 – Algeria 1

Day 20: Tim Howard


Photo: PETA

Age: 35

Club: Everton

Position: Goalkeeper

Score: Belgium 2 – USA 1. But see below!

He has a killer body, lots of tattoos, isn’t afraid to get naked, and is badass in all the right ways. But this is really what does it for me:

Source: Paddy Power Blog

That’s a record 16 saves in a World Cup match. Just plain hot.