Dogs are one of the most common animals kept as pets in various households. There’s a common saying that they are a man’s best friend because of the loyalty and affection they show their owners.
In this article, I’ll be showing you ten football stars who have shared adorable photos of their dogs on social media.
1. Alexis Sanchez
The 32-year-old Chilean professional football star plays as a forward for the Italian Serie A club Inter Milan and Chile’s national football team. Alexis Sanchez keeps a beautiful white-colored dog as a pet and has shared photos of him spending time with it online.
The football star’s dog belongs to a traditional Hungarian breed of flock guardian dogs called Kuvasz.
2. Diego Godin
The 35-year-old Uruguayan footballer plays as a defender for Italian club Cagliari and also Uruguay’s national football team. Diego Godin keeps two dogs as pets and they belong to a breed of dogs called Labrador Retriever. He has shared photos of him spending time with his cute pets with fans online.
3. Dani Alves
Dani Alves is widely regarded as one of the best defenders in Europe and has won lots of major football trophies in his career. He is a dog lover and has shared photos of himself spending time with his pets online. One of the Brazilian defender’s pets comes from a breed of dogs called Beagador.
4. Antoine Griezmann
The 30-year-old world cup winner plays as a forward for Barcelona and the French national football team.
Antoine Griezmann keeps a French Bulldog as a pet. He has in the past shared photos of it online.
5. Marcelo Vieira
The Brazilian defender is widely regarded as one of the best left-backs in Europe. He plays for the Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and Brazil’s national football team. Marcelo is a dog lover and keeps two Newfoundland dogs at home for pets.
The 33-year-old defender has shared photos of himself playing with his pets with fans on the popular social media platform Instagram.
6. Neymar Junior
Neymar is widely regarded as one of the best footballers in Europe. He plays as a forward for France Ligue 1 club giants Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil’s national football team.
The 29-year-old Brazilian footballer is a dog lover and has in the past shared photos of himself with his Golden Retriever on social media.
7. James Rodriguez
The 30-year-old Colombian football star plays for the English Premier League club Everton and Colombia’s national football team. He has in the past shared photos of himself and his daughter playing with their dog.
8. Kai Havertz
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder is widely regarded as one of the most promising stars in the English Premier League. Kai Havertz is a dog lover and often shares photos of his pet online. One of them belongs to a breed of dogs called Flat-coated Retriever.
9. Timo Werner
The 25-year-old German Timo Werner striker plays for Chelsea F.C and Germany’s national football team.
Just like his teammate Kai, Timo Werner is also a dog lover and has in the past shared photos of himself walking his dog.
10. Lionel Messi
Messi is widely considered to be one of the best and most decorated footballers in the world. He plays as a forward to Argentina’s national football team and France Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
Lionel Messi and his family keep a French mastiff dog in their home. The Argentine has in the past shared photos of himself and his pet with millions of fans on the popular social media platform, Instagram.
11. Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil and his dogs Balboa and Pablito are so much loved by him. Though they are not big, they are his cutest pets at home. Mesut Ozil easily flaunts them on social media.
12. Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo is a famous footballer with lots of dogs that he keeps as pets. As the Captain for for Juventus club and Portuguese National team, Ronaldo has made a name for himself in the world of Footballer. He has three adorable dogs named Bobby Moore, Marosca and Abelhinha.
13. David Beckham
David is a professional footballer, coach and brand ambassador from London. Mr Beckham’s family has more than 2 pets named Fig and Olive. Recall that few months ago, a video of David playing with his dogs surfaced on the internet which a lot of people liked.
14. David DeGea
David De Gea and his girlfriend, Edurne are big lovers of dog. They both keep a chow chow who is called Maxto and even wears a Manchester United collar. Maxto is a big part of their family and can be seen almost everywhere with them.
15. Anturo Vidal
Arturo Vidal teaching his dog how to slow dance. There will always be someone who loves horses a little too much. The Barcelona midfielder is the horse guy of the team and owns several.