10 sexiest Italian football WAGs at Euro 2020: From Jude Law's ex to world's top models
Roberto Mancini's fierce Italian squad is all set to face Gareth Southgate's powerhouse England team at the Euro 2020 finals
The Euro 2020 is almost here and the enthusiasm of soccer lovers across the world is at its peak. Roberto Mancini's fierce Italian squad is all set to face Gareth Southgate's powerhouse England team. Both the national teams have consistently displayed strategic gameplay and unparalleled performances throughout the Euro 2020 tournament. While England smoothly sailed to the finals with a 2-1 win over Denmark in the semis, Italy was almost on the edge as they faced a strong contender in Spain. Eventually, the 'Gli Azzuris' had a 5-3 win over their opponents through penalty shootout.
According to Stats Perform prediction, the Italian team has a 60.1% chance of bringing the Euro Cup home - but the tables can turn any moment in a game like soccer. While all eyes will be on key players like Chiellini, Immobile, Insigne, Jorginho, and others in the Italian team, their gorgeous wives and girlfriends might also be spotted cheering them from the stands. Before you grab your bowls of popcorn and put on your blue jerseys, take a look at the top 10 hottest wives and girlfriends of the key Italian footballers.
Carolina Bonistalli is the beautiful wife of Italy's captain Giorgio Chiellini, who is two years younger than her. The 38-year-old married her longtime boyfriend Chiellini at a private ceremony in July 2014. The couple, who were engaged for four years, eloped to get married at the Sanctuary of Montinello in Livorno. While Bonistelli holds a degree in Science from Rome's Sapienza University, she appears to be a doting mother on social media, regularly sharing photos of their daughters Nina and Olivia.
The wife of Italian striker Ciro Immobile, Jessica Melena is a 30-year-old Instagram celebrity. She is also the mother of three children with Immobile. The gorgeous woman regularly shares romantic photos with her husband, as well as adorable photographs of her children on her Instagram account that boasts of 971,000 followers. Melena holds a degree in criminology from the University of L'Aquila.
Also known as Cat Cavelli, Jorghino Frello's girlfriend Catherine Harding is a singer-songwriter. She was a participant at The Voice UK in 2020 and was a part of Olly Murs's team. Harding is currently training to be a pilates instructor, according to her social media updates. She has a son, Jax, with Jorghino. Harding also dated Jude Law in the past, with whom she has a daughter.
Italy's top goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has found love with Alessia Elefante. Donnarumma, who is 22-years-old, is engaged to 19-year-old Elefante. The young couple has been together for quite a while now.
A famous TV personality and a model, Giorgia Duro is also famous as the wife of Andrea Belotti. The couple tied the knot in an extravagant ceremony in June 2017, after dating for nearly two years. Duro works as a broadcaster for Trm TV. She has also participated in multiple beauty pageants and won the Miss Palermo title, besides being a pre-finalist at the Miss Italy contest.
Italian player Emerson Palmieri, who plays left-back for Chelsea in club football, is in a relationship with Thaiany Xavier. The former Brazilian citizen, who switched to play for Italy in 2017, also shares a two-year-old son with Xavier. With over 62,100 Instagram followers, the 27-year-old Xavier is a well-known celebrity on Instagram. Like Palmieri, she also hails from Brazil.
Genoveffa (Jenny) Darone-Insigne
Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne is married to Genoveffa 'Jenny' Darone, and shares two children with her. Before meeting Lorenzo, she used to work as a saleswoman at a hair care store.
The couple met as teenagers in Naples and fell in love afterward. In fact, Lorenzo Insigne proposed to Genoveffa barely within seven months of getting into a relationship. They got married in a beautiful ceremony in December 2012. The 28-year-old is a supportive wife and doting mother, who is often seen cheering for her husband from the crowd.
A renowned French model, Jessica Aidi happens to be the fiancee of Italian player Marco Verratti, who plays for PSG in club football. The duo started dating in 2019 and got engaged towards the end of 2020. Before meeting Aidi, Verratti was married to Laura Zazza but they got divorced in 2019.
Aidi is a well-known face in the French fashion scene and got featured in the Sports Illustrated 2019 swimsuit edition as a magazine cover girl.
24-year-old Italian midfielder Nicolo Barella is married to Federica Schievenin, a former model. The couple appears to be very much in love and share three children together. Federica is currently studying sports science and has over 63,000 Instagram followers.
Martina Maccari is the wife of defender Leonardo Bonucci and has been together with him since their first meeting in 2008. The former model and blogger has been married to Bonucci since 2011 and raises two sons and a daughter with him. She currently works as an estate agent. Maccari has over 223,000 followers on Instagram.