Before and after: 8 soccer players with cosmetic surgeries

Héctor Herrera is not the only soccer player who has undergone cosmetic surgeries. Find out here who they are

Before and after: 8 soccer players with cosmetic surgeries

Héctor Herrera, player of Porto FC and Mexican National Team in Russia 2018, is a trend in the media for his new image, as a result of two cosmetic surgeries. As the soccer player explained to GQ Mexico magazine, he underwent rhinoplasty to improve his breathing and therefore his sports performance, arguing health reasons rather than aesthetics.

Leer en español: Antes y después: 8 futbolistas que han pasado por el bisturí

However, he made it clear that in sports the image does matter, even if he does not entirely agree with it. Herrera, already renewed, posed for GQ magazine.

For anyone it is common to take care of their skin, to go through painful orthodontics to have healthy teeth and exercise to take care of health. However, in recent years the tendency to resort to cosmetic surgeries to "improve" some physical aspects has grown and the world of sports is not exempt to this.

In fact, in recent times the image of athletes has changed, from being only athletes to brands that take care of even the smallest detail. For some it is not enough to just be great players, they also aspire to be magazine models. According to the web site Peru.com, a player with a good image can get millionaire contracts, especially when it comes to luxury brands.

Therefore, in LatinAmerican Post we present you some famous soccer players who have resorted to cosmetic surgeries to transform their image.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Since the Portuguese wore the shirt of Manchester United he began with his transformation. The soccer player underwent surgery on the nose, chin, ears and teeth, and become over time a sexual symbol. This adds to his life full of luxuries, which makes it a recurring image in advertising and magazines, without neglecting his quality on the soccer field.


The former Brazilian player, who stood out with Barcelona, ​​is another of the athletes who have undergone cosmetic surgeries to improve some physical aspect. As is known, Ronaldinho was constantly noted for his characteristic denture. That is why, in 2013, he decided to undergo a treatment to change his smile.


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Wayne Rooney

The British player had a notorious baldness since he was young, something that is attributed to his genetics. Therefore, Rooney did not hesitate to put on hair grafts to prevent his baldness from becoming more noticeable. The result was favorable, because for some he "rejuvenated".

David Beckham

Beckham, who has been characterized by taking care of his image in a strict manner, has also undergone several surgeries. He is still a historical reference in British soccer and his image, especially with women, has been overwhelming. He has obtained numerous contracts of all kinds, in addition to interact with the royalty of his country, the elite of sport and being married to one of the Spice Girls.

Radamel Falcao, Gareth Bale and Dani Alves

"El Tigre", as Colombian soccer player Radamel Falcao is known, resorted to rhinoplasty to improve his image when he began his European adventure, according to Diez of Honduras. For their part, both the Welshman Gareth Bale and the Brazilian Dani Alves did everything to hide the size of their ears. Finally, both decided better to undergo an operation to reduce them.


LatinAmerican Post | Luis Liborio

Translated from "Antes y después: 8 futbolistas que han pasado por el bisturí"

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