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World Cup WAGS

With just a matter of days to go before the World Cup, Football fans are abuzz with excitement. But it's not just Fabio Capello's chosen squad who are gearing up for the big competition – their wives and girlfriends are too. We take a look at the leading ladies behind the players heading for South Africa

With Victoria Beckham out of the running, Coleen Rooney is arguably her replacement for the 'Queen of the WAGS' title. The 24-year-old wife of Wayne Rooney is worth millions in her own right due to a string of lucrative contracts, though she's cleared her work schedule to concentrate on being mum to seven-month-old Kai. She will be watching the first round of matches from her and Wayne's £3.5 million Cheshire mansion, but will fly out to support him if England reach the semi finals
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