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12 reasons why we love Gisele Bundchen

Last updated on: June 23, 2014 20:25 IST

12 reasons why we love Gisele Bundchen

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Here's celebrating the Brazilian supermodel who may well be presenting the World Cup trophy instead of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff!

Supermodels: 1, Politicians: 0! :-P

If Boston Globe is to be believed, this stunner may hand the winning team of the FIFA World Cup its trophy.

While Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff will be left fuming should that happen, we suspect not too many others would be displeased. (Psst! Rousseff isn't very popular in Brazil... then again, which politician ever is?)

So here's looking at all the reasons we love Giselle Bundchen :-)

ALSO SEE 10 Brazilian models we totally love!

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Image: Supermodel Gisele Bundchen
Photographs: Hope lingerie ad campaign

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She's been a Victoria's Secret model (Duh!)

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But you knew that.

What you probably didn't know that when she ended her contract with Victoria's Secret, the lingerie giant's parent company, Limited Brands Inc's share price took a hit! :-)

True story!

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Image: Gisele Bundchen walks the runway at the 2006 Victoria's Secret fashion show.
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Her net worth is more than a tiny country's GDP

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According to Forbes' latest list, Giselle Bundchen made $42 million in 2012, which was at least a few million dollars MORE than the gross domestic product of the Polynesian island nation of Tuvalu!

Yet again… true story!

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Image: Gisele Bundchen is super hot and super rich.
Photographs: Hope Lingerie ad campaign
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She can score a goal... in heels!

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You know there's a reason why FIFA is considering her, right?

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Image: Gisele takes a penalty kick during a press conference.
Photographs: James Boardman/Reuters
Tags: FIFA

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And even without!

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Yep! :-)

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Image: Gisele knees a soccer ball during the presentation of a new sponsor for the Brazilian national soccer team.
Photographs: Rickey Rogers/Reuters
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Leonardo DiCaprio dated her!

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And that was probably the only worthwhile thing he did between the release of Titanic and Inception.

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Image: Leonardo DiCaprio with Gisele at the Academy Awards in 2005.
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters

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She lives life to the fullest

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That's her dancing to Samba music during the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome in 2011.

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Image: Gisele rocks the Samba.
Photographs: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

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And this is what she looked like in 2000

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All we can do is... SIGH!!!

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Image: Gisele Bundchen models a bikini bathing suit as part of Spring/Summer 2001 collection for Cia. Maritima.
Photographs: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
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And this is her after 11 years

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Just. Gets. Hotter.

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Image: Gisele displays a creation from the Gisele Bundchen Intimate collection by Hope Lingerie in 2011.
Photographs: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters
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She does Yoga!

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Have you even seen her Instagram account?!? (Also see this!)

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Image: Gisele with her friend and yoga enthusiast Cristina Kalyani Paes.
Photographs: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram
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And Gisele gets maternal!

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Even here, she's superhot!

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Image: Gisele nurses her child as she readies for photoshoot.
Photographs: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram
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She's probably the only one in the world who can carry this dowdy thing off

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Here's to you, Gisele!


Image: Gisele wears a creation from Colcci's 2007 spring/summer collection during the Fashion Rio Show.
Photographs: Sergio Moraes/Reuters
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