It’s not just the football that will catch the eye in Russia but the focus will also be on the women in the stands as attention turns to the those who will be supporting their footballing partners at the 2018 Soccer World Cup.
Ahead of kick-off, we look at the Wives and Girlfriends to look out for during the tournament.
Undoubtedly Spain’s most famous WAG, the singer will be cheering on from the stand for long-time partner Gerard Pique.
The couple, who met in 2010 at the World Cup in South Africa, have two sons, Sasha (3) and Milan (5).
In 2017 rumours of a break-up made the rounds but despite the speculation they continue to go strong.
She’s the spouse of possibly the greatest footballer on the planet, Lionel Messi, but is one of the most private WAGs.
The Argentine-born beauty has been with Lionel since 2009 and the couple tied the knot in July. They have three sons; Thiago (6), Mateo (2) and Ciro (3 months).
The 24-year-old model and dancer is the girlfriend of Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
The couple have only been dating since 2017 but already share daughter Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro (7 months). The Spanish-born beauty also plays stepmom to Cristiano’s three other children; Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. (7) and twins Eva and Mateo Ronaldo (1).
The 22-year-old Brazilian beauty is the on/off girlfriend of Brazilian star Neymar.
The Rio de Janeiro-born actress has been on television since she was a child and has been in films, such as Love Actually and 300.
While the couple have been on and off since 2012, there’s been no public mentions of marriage. Neymar, however, does have a son, David Lucca da Silva Santos (7) with former girlfriend Carolina Dantas.
García Almagro is a 32-year old Spanish singer, actress, and TV presenter. She rose to fame in 2005 while taking part in the Spanish casting show Operación Triunfo on Telecinco and finished in sixth place in 2006. She is the current girlfriend of Spainish goalkeeper David de Gea.
Paige is the fiancée of England superstar Raheem Sterling. The two met when they were just teenagers and she gave up her career in retail to be with him. They share a son Thiago (1), while Raheem is also a father to daughter Melody Rose (5), from a previous relationship.