World Cup Superstar Kyle Beckerman Is Our Latest, Greatest Obsession: 17 Things To Know
If you're one of the roughly 3.2 billion people watching the World Cup, then you've probably noticed Kyle Beckerman, that hot midfielder on Team USA. One Broadway makeup artists described him as "Fabio meets Bob Marley," thanks to Beckerman's famous dreadlocks. Some people are even talking about his soccer skills, which the midfielder has in spades, as he's exhibited these last few weeks in Brazil.
Fans have praised his aggressive defense and efficient ball-passing, which has stopped better-known players like Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo's passes from going through. Representing Salt Lake City's Real Salt Lake team, the 32-year-old stud has been playing professionally for MLS for 14 years, and now he's becoming a standout star in his first-ever World Cup. And, unfortunately for us, he got married earlier this year to equally-gorgeous Kate Pappa.
The Huffington Post decided that recently-married Beckerman and his wife, Kate, "might be soccer’s most beautiful couple," while distributing a series of their engagement photos taken at Rio Tinto Stadium and in a canyon setting. Oh, and if you had any doubt, Vogue named him as one of the 12 hottest soccer players to watch in Brazil's 2014 World Cup.
But there's more! Behold, 17 things you didn't know about Kyle Beckerman...