10 Iconic WAG Moments That Are Peak ‘00s

VB’s waistcoat lives in my head rent-free, tbh.

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Sure, we remember the sporting heartache, and the fact that football unfortunately did not come home, but the most iconic squad of the 2006 World Cup in my opinion? The unforgettable Wives-and-Girlfriends of the Eng-er-land team. Reigning WAG queen? Victoria Beckham, of course.

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From teetering Louboutins to larger-than-life bags (and sunglasses) firmly in the crook of their elbows – as perfectly posed by VB herself here– the “WAGs” as that had been affectionately crowned in the UK press, earned more tabloid inches throughout the tournament than their sporting paramours.