With the whole world caught up in the midst of the FIFA World Cup season, we think it’s time to take a look at renowned soccer players and their furry friends!Harry Kane, England Source: Harry Kane
While lions are not part of the pet-dom, Harry Kane, captain of The Three Lions, is the owner to two Labradors, Brady and Wilson, whom he introduced to the world four years ago. The soccer star is also the youngest captain to lead England into the world cup, having only been twenty-three years old when he took the reins.
On an additional note, go Lions!Lionel Messi, Argentina Source: Eagle News Media
While Argentina is no longer in the running for the World Cup, that doesn’t mean that we can’t the showoff the dogs of Lionel Messi, captain of the Argentinean national team. An avid dog lover, the soccer player has at least three pooches. His French Mastiff named Hulk, with its majestic presence, the most noticeable of the lot.Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal Source: Celebrity Pet Worth
Also a lover of dogs, Cristiano Ronaldo, who also plays as a forward for Real Madrid, is the owner to three dogs – two Labradors and a Yorkshire Terrier. Just earlier this year, Cristiano has sent an autographed jersey to a dog kennel in an attempt to assist in its fund-raising efforts.Manuel Neuer, Germany Source: Dailymail
To help ease the pain of Germany’s early exit of the World Cup, we present you Manuel Neuer, captain of the German national team and his adorable dog, Momo. While training for the World Cup, the goalkeeper was reported to have brought a dog bed to the training grounds in order to spend more time with his furry friend. See you in four years’ time, Die Mannschaft.James Rodriguez, Colombia Source: Tumblr
When the twenty-six-year old is not busy with training, James Rodriguez, captain of the Colombia national team, can be found in the company of his three dogs – a Golden Retriever, Cocker Spaniel and French Bulldog.
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