The 2014 FIFA World Cup, which will ultimately decide which national football team is the best in the world, kicks off on Thursday, June 12, as Brazil faces Croatia at the Arena de Sao Paulo in Brazil. For 16 days, women around the world will lose their guys to the beautiful game. So, since your man will be distracted anyway, and soccer matches will dominate, if not downright monopolize, the television, we thought you might like a little distraction of your own.

But now that David Beckham is no longer in play, you may be wondering where you might find such a distraction. Fortunately, we have your answer...

Actually, how about five?

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    Glen Johnson, England

    Full name: Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson

    Born: August 23, 1984 in Greenwich, London, England

    Height: 6 ft. 0 in.

    Jersey Number: 2

    When to look for him: Saturday, June 14, 5pm CST (vs. Italy)

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    Graham Zusi, USA

    Full name: Graham Jonathan Zusi

    Born: August 18, 1986 in Longwood, Florida, USA

    Height: 5 ft. 10 in.

    Jersey Number: 19

    When to look for him: Monday, June 16, 5pm CST (vs. Ghana)

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    Gerard Pique, Spain

    Full name: Gerard Piqué i Bernabeu

    Born: February 2, 1987 in Barcelona, Spain

    Height 6 ft. 4 in.

    Jersey Number: 3

    When to look for him: Friday, June 13th 3pm CST (vs. Netherlands)

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    Robin van Persie, Netherlands

    Full name: Robin van Persie

    Born: August 6, 1983 in Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Height: 6 ft. 0 in.

    Jersey Number: 9

    When to look for him: Friday, June 13, 2pm CST (vs. Spain)

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    Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal

    Full name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro

    Born: February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

    Height: 6 ft. 1 in.

    Jersey Number: 7

    When to look for him: Monday, June 16, 11am CST (vs. Germany)

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