Soccer Style Guide: Dress like Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham

Thursday February 25th, 2016

From Cristiano Ronaldo’s body contouring outfits, to David Beckham’s casual cool, Dress for the Day is here to help you capture the biggest soccer stars best looks off the pitch. Read on for how to mimic four great looks from footballers, and be sure to stop by the men’s section of the Dress for the Day website, and download the app for on-the-go info. You can also look back at previous editions for more sporting style.

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Tan, tight and talented. The three words we’d use to describe this sizzling soccer player who is undeniably one of the best-dressed men off the field. And with talks of him moving to the U.S. and joining the MLS, this footballer is turning things up–and bringing his European style with him. To get his suave look, start with an ultra slim fit (see what we mean by tight) navy blazer. Add a printed pocket square and complement with printed skinny tie.  Pair with a classic white button-down shirt and some distressed denim, slim-fit of course. Complete the outfit with some brown lace-up oxford shoes like these or these. Portuguese perfection.

David Beckham

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His days of footballing professionally may be over, but his fashion game has never been fresher. Whether it’s Becks, or wife Victoria calling the style shots, one thing’s for sure: he is our man crush everyday. Spice up your life and emulate his dapper outfit with a blue linen blazer and trousers, which can be worn casually with a plain black t-shirt and white tennis sneakers. Accessorize with a pendant necklace and don’t forget to keep the coif on point with a little hair product. Major swoon.

Gregory Van Der Wiel

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Speaking of hot couples, SI Swimsuit’s very own Rose Bertram has got one stylish bae on her arm. It’s no surprise Greg is taking the fashion scene by storm, especially having launched his own luxury clothing line, appropriately called BALR. We love his edgy meets contemporary vibe, so fellas take careful note. To cop his style, start with a black and white striped long-sleeved tee, classic yet trendy. Throw on a red fedora for a statement piece and some cool bracelets. Leather isn’t just for jackets, so grab a pair of leather or faux-leather joggers. Finish up with some high-top kicks. If you’re feeling really bad-ass, head to your nearest tat parlor (or at least get some temps) to complete the look.

Didier Drogba

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This Ivory Coast superstar doesn’t mess around when it comes to style, as he too launched a luxury clothing line. Who knew fashion and footballers was such a thing? Whether he’s strutting the red carpet in formal wear or in jeans and a tee, Drogba is always impeccably dressed to the nines. To steal his fancy look for your next wedding or black-tie event, get adventurous in a blue tuxedo with a black contrast lapel. Balance with a solid black tie and dress shirt. Add an elegant black-faced watch and keep things traditional with formal black lace-up shoes. Now, can we be your date?  

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