mid-day's guide to the beauties who’ll be around to support their men in tonight's World Cup final...
Lionel Messi met Roccuzzo even before he achieved football fame. Growing up together in Rosario, an Argentina town, the pair dated each other since 2008. They had their first child in 2012 named Thiago.
The 36-year-old, a successful model and actress, is the wife of Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero. Yesterday, she agreed to loan her husband to pop singer Rihanna for a week if Argentina lift the World Cup. This was after Rihanna tweeted that she admires the 'keeper for saving two penalities in the semis versus the Netherlands.
Argentina midfielder Fernando Gago's 27-year-old partner enjoyed a successful tennis career till 2012 before retiring. She achieved the No 1 ranking in doubles with her partner Flavia Pennetta, while her singles career was not so impressive. But Dulko did manage to pull off an upset win
over Maria Sharapova in Wimbledon 2009.
The stylish wife (right) of Argentina defender Martin Demichelis was a former model, who is now devoting more time to her acting career.
The better half of Mesut Ozil is a virtual all-rounder. Starting her career at the tender age of 11, the singer, ongwriter, TV presenter and model has gone from strength to strength.
She is not a typical WAG. The 24-year-old's passion is horses and follows horse racing passionately. Her partner Thomas Mueller has also been spotted with her
at racing events.
The 25-year-old has been a successful model, but Germany midfielder Mario Gotze's girlfriend isn't content with being a glamour girl. She is a musician and plans to launch a career in pop music.
German midfielder Sami Khedira's girlfriend is arguably one of the most glamorous WAGS on the World Cup circuit. She shot into fame in 2006 when she won the first series of Germany's Next Top Model competition.
She is Germany's best-known and most popular WAG. Bastian Schweinsteiger's girlfriend
is a successful swimwear model.
Fischer and German defender Mats Hummels started dating each other when they were only 19. Fischer was voted Germany's most popular WAG in 2013 and also won the Miss FC Bayern title in 2007.
She is the wife of veteran Germany star footballer Miroslav Klose, who became the World Cup's all-time top scorer with 16 goals during the semi-final against Brazil. The Polish-born couple married in 2003.