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MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - JULY 22:   Loris Karius of 1. FSV Mainz 05 in action during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and AS Monaco at Stade des Arberes on July 22, 2015 in Meyrin, Switzerland.  (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - JULY 22: Loris Karius of 1. FSV Mainz 05 in action during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and AS Monaco at Stade des Arberes on July 22, 2015 in Meyrin, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
SHENZHEN, CHINA - JULY 25:  Javier Zanetti looks on prior to the AC Milan vs FC Internacionale as part of the International Champions Cup 2015 at the looks onnggang Stadium on July 25, 2015 in Shenzhen, China.  (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)
SHENZHEN, CHINA - JULY 25: Javier Zanetti looks on prior to the AC Milan vs FC Internacionale as part of the International Champions Cup 2015 at the looks onnggang Stadium on July 25, 2015 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09:  Graziano Pelle of Southampton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Southampton, England.  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Graziano Pelle of Southampton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 30:  L?onardo Nascimento de Ara?jo, sportive director of Paris Saint Germain FC, listens at a press conference at Parc des Princes on December 30, 2011 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 30: L?onardo Nascimento de Ara?jo, sportive director of Paris Saint Germain FC, listens at a press conference at Parc des Princes on December 30, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
BANGKOK, THAILAND - DECEMBER 04:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using digital filters.) Fabio Cannavaro is seen prior to a press conference for the Global Legends Series, at the Thailand Sports Authority, on December 4, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
BANGKOK, THAILAND - DECEMBER 04: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using digital filters.) Fabio Cannavaro is seen prior to a press conference for the Global Legends Series, at the Thailand Sports Authority, on December 4, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 30: AC Milan Captain Paolo Maldini answers questions at a press conference on December 30, 2008 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Satish Kumar/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 30: AC Milan Captain Paolo Maldini answers questions at a press conference on December 30, 2008 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Satish Kumar/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 03:  Real Madrid player Xavi Alonso presents the new  Emidio Tucci collection at Casa de America on  on April 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 03: Real Madrid player Xavi Alonso presents the new Emidio Tucci collection at Casa de America on on April 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - JULY 22:   Loris Karius of 1. FSV Mainz 05 in action during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and AS Monaco at Stade des Arberes on July 22, 2015 in Meyrin, Switzerland.  (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - JULY 22: Loris Karius of 1. FSV Mainz 05 in action during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and AS Monaco at Stade des Arberes on July 22, 2015 in Meyrin, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
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Spoiler alert: They're mostly Italian.

He may be out for a few weeks with a broken hand, but when Loris Karius does eventually make his Liverpool debut we expect 43% of the crowd to faint in the face of the German's chiselled features. He is a beautiful man.

Here, we take a look at the 13 most aesthetically pleasing players in the history of the beautiful game.

Unfortunately, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gordon Strachan just miss the cut.

13. Loris Karius

MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - JULY 22: Loris Karius of 1. FSV Mainz 05 in action during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and AS Monaco at Stade des Arberes on July 22, 2015 in Meyrin, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

12. Javier Zanetti

SHENZHEN, CHINA - JULY 25: Javier Zanetti looks on prior to the AC Milan vs FC Internacionale as part of the International Champions Cup 2015 at the looks onnggang Stadium on July 25, 2015 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

11. Emre Can

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10. Graziano Pelle

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Graziano Pelle of Southampton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

9. Leonardo

PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 30: L?onardo Nascimento de Ara?jo, sportive director of Paris Saint Germain FC, listens at a press conference at Parc des Princes on December 30, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

8. Robert Pires

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7. Olivier Giroud

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6. Claudio Marchisio

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5. David Beckham

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4. Fabio Cannavaro

BANGKOK, THAILAND - DECEMBER 04: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using digital filters.) Fabio Cannavaro is seen prior to a press conference for the Global Legends Series, at the Thailand Sports Authority, on December 4, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

3. Paolo Maldini

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 30: AC Milan Captain Paolo Maldini answers questions at a press conference on December 30, 2008 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Satish Kumar/Getty Images)

2. Andrea Pirlo

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1. Xabi Alonso

MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 03: Real Madrid player Xavi Alonso presents the new Emidio Tucci collection at Casa de America on on April 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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