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Euro 2012: Top 5 WAGs of Russia and Belarus

Roberto Alvarez-GallosoChief Writer IMay 11, 2012

Euro 2012: Top 5 WAGs of Russia and Belarus

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    Russia is also participating in Euro 2012 and the team has its WAGs (Wives and Girlfriends) as well. While Irina Shayk is the WAG of Cristiano Ronaldo, who will represent Portugal, she is part of the venerable list of WAGs of Russia during Euro 2012.

    It is not fair to have done a slideshow of the WAGs of Spain for Euro 2012 without dedicating another one to the largest country in the world. I also included a WAG from Belarus because of her links with Russia and one with secondary loyalty to the country.

    The invitation is set to sit back, relax and enjoy the five top WAGs of Russia and Belarus in Euro 2012.

5. Yulia Arshavina

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    Yulia Arshavina is the wife of Russia and Arsenal forward Andrei Arshavin.

    While The Daily Mail and The Mirror have written about the Arshavins (including Ms. Arshavina's comments about England), it appears that Mrs. Arshavina is enjoying life in this YouTube commercial promoting Russian art in England.

4. Katsia Zingarevich

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    Katsia Zingarevich is the latest of the WAGs from Russia and Belarus to be seen and heard in 2012. She is the wife of Anton Zingarevich (fron Russia), who is the owner of the Premier League club Reading FC.

3. Oksana Andersson

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    Oksana Andersson is another WAG from Russia who is currently married to Christian Wilhemsson of Sweden.

    While Sweden is participating in Euro 2012, Ms. Andersson deserves to be mentioned for her position as WAG from Russia because of her birthplace.

2. Natalia Vodianova

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    Natalia Vodianova is a fashion model who supported Russia in Euro 2008. She was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and left Russia for the western half of Europe at an early age.

    According to LiveFootball.net: Ms. Vodianova earned her spot as a WAG after she declared her support for Russia during Euro 2008. Whether that classifies her as a WAG is up for discussion, but a decision was made to place her on the top-five WAG list from Russia.

    She is currently a model and philanthropist who lives in the United Kingdom. According to IMDb, she appeared in the film Clash of the Titans.

    It remains to be seen if she will support Russia in Euro 2012.

1. Irina Shayk

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    Irina Shayk is one of the well known WAGs from Russia and her boyfriend is Cristiano Ronaldo. According to the entertainment magazine Zimbio, Ms. Shayk met Ronaldo met via the Armani Exchange programs.

    Model.com in a h/t to Zimbio named Ms. Shayk 10th in the top 20 models. She remains in first on this list for her contributions on stage as a model and off the stage as a WAG.

    She is the ambassador of POMOGI, which is an organization dedicated to helping sick children in Russia. Ms. Shayk is an example of a WAG with a heart.

Conclusion: Irina Shayk in Bodypaint

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    It was not easy to find the WAGs of Russian and Belarussian Football, but it was worth the trouble. I would like to thank the B/R readers for their time in reading about the top five WAGS of Russia in this special slideshow dedicated to Euro 2012.

    I want to leave the B/R readers and the world with a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue video of Irina Shayk in bodypaint. Enjoy it and Euro 2012.

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