The Hottest Male Athletes to Become Models
Over the past decade we've seen a startling number of athletes drop trou to model underwear for brands like Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, and Lacoste, but the athlete-turned-model phenomenon dates back further than you might expect. Here, we round up the hottest jocks in Jockeys from the last 40 years in reverse chronological order.
Athlete: Rafael Nadal, Tennis
Models for: Emporio Armani
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal is the third hot athlete to model Armani underwear and denim, following David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. You may have also seen him on the covers of New York Magazine, and the Spainish editions of Men's Journal and GQ.