World Cup cuties - Players share tender moments with their kids

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This year, Father’s Day coincides with the first weekend of the 2014 World Cup. Dads across the country will put their feet up, crack open a beverage and watch the planet’s best soccer players shoot for glory. Our gallery looks at the fathers plying their trade in the stadiums of Brazil. We’re used to seeing these superstars on the pitch, see them share a moment with their children. Served Fresh by Subway

Team USA captain Clint Dempsey poses with his family on the field during the MLS season. "Blessed." (Clint Dempsey/Instagram)
Clint Dempsey
Team USA captain Clint Dempsey poses with his family on the field during the MLS season. "Blessed." (Clint Dempsey/Instagram)
U.S. soccer player Nick Rimando relaxes with his two kids. "My Sunday pillows" (Nick Rimando/Instagram)
Nick Rimando
U.S. soccer player Nick Rimando relaxes with his two kids. "My Sunday pillows" (Nick Rimando/Instagram)
Team USA player Jermaine Jones shares precious photo with his daughter. "Too #lazy to get #outofbed " (Jermaine Jones/Instagram)
Jermaine Jones
Team USA player Jermaine Jones shares precious photo with his daughter. "Too #lazy to get #outofbed " (Jermaine Jones/Instagram)
Team USA veteran Brad Davis poses with his two children after a USMNT practice. "Post training photo on the pitch at Candlestick Park!" (Brad Jones/Instagram)
Brad Davis
Team USA veteran Brad Davis poses with his two children after a USMNT practice. "Post training photo on the pitch at Candlestick Park!" (Brad Jones/Instagram)
New dad, DaMarcus Beasley of Team USA, poses with his daughter. "First dinner out together! She looks soooo thrilled.. Lol. She was awake 2min before this pic. Love my lil snug bug! #dinnertime #familyouting #myprincesslia #idontwannaeatijustwanttosleep #LIA @pirii30" (DaMarcus Beasley/Instagram)
DaMarcus Beasley
New dad, DaMarcus Beasley of Team USA, poses with his daughter. "First dinner out together! She looks soooo thrilled.. Lol. She was awake 2min before this pic. Love my lil snug bug! #dinnertime #familyouting #myprincesslia #idontwannaeatijustwanttosleep #LIA @pirii30" (DaMarcus Beasley/Instagram)
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona holds his son Thiago (leomessi/Instagram)
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona holds his son Thiago (leomessi/Instagram)
<span><span><span><span>#my</span><span>#love</span><span> I'll give my life for her (</span></span></span></span>dejanlovren5/Instagram)
Dejan Lovren
#my#love I'll give my life for her (dejanlovren5/Instagram)
LISBON, PORTUGAL - MAY 24: Fabio Coentrao of Real Madrid celebrates the victory with his daughter after the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at Estadio da Luz stadium on May 24, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
Fabio Coentrao
LISBON, PORTUGAL - MAY 24: Fabio Coentrao of Real Madrid celebrates the victory with his daughter after the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at Estadio da Luz stadium on May 24, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 14: Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona jokes with his daughter Milan prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou on September 14, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
Gerard Pique
BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 14: Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona jokes with his daughter Milan prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou on September 14, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 24: Neymar of FC Barcelona with his son davi Lucca walk out the pitch prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on September 24, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
Neymar
BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 24: Neymar of FC Barcelona with his son davi Lucca walk out the pitch prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on September 24, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 10: Arjen Robben of Bayern Muenchen celebrates with his son Kai after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Arjen Robben
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 10: Arjen Robben of Bayern Muenchen celebrates with his son Kai after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 07: Blaise Matuidi of PSG and his daughter Myliane Matuidi celebrate the 2014 Ligue 1 Champions title after the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc des Princes stadium on May 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Blaise Matuidi
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 07: Blaise Matuidi of PSG and his daughter Myliane Matuidi celebrate the 2014 Ligue 1 Champions title after the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc des Princes stadium on May 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 05: Cesc Fabregas of FC Barcelona holds his daughter Lia during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Elche FC at Camp Nou on January 5, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
Cesc Fabregas
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 05: Cesc Fabregas of FC Barcelona holds his daughter Lia during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Elche FC at Camp Nou on January 5, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 08: Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and his son Cristiano Ronaldo Junior watch Rafael Nadal of Spain against Jarkko Nieminen of Finland in their third round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 08: Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and his son Cristiano Ronaldo Junior watch Rafael Nadal of Spain against Jarkko Nieminen of Finland in their third round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool with his children at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Daniel Sturridge
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool with his children at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 10: Dante of Bayern Muenchen of Bayern Muenchen poses with the Bundesliga championship trophy with children Sophia and Diogo after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Dante
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 10: Dante of Bayern Muenchen of Bayern Muenchen poses with the Bundesliga championship trophy with children Sophia and Diogo after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Fernando Torres with his daughter during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013 in London, England. (Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
Fernando Torres
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Fernando Torres with his daughter during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013 in London, England. (Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Frank Lampard of Chelsea and his daughters Luna and Isla appear on the pitch following the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Frank Lampard
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Frank Lampard of Chelsea and his daughters Luna and Isla appear on the pitch following the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal with his daughter Delilah and son Archie on the pitch following the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal with his daughter Delilah and son Archie on the pitch following the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Leighton Baines of Everton walks on the lap of honour with his children at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on May 3, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Leighton Baines
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Leighton Baines of Everton walks on the lap of honour with his children at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on May 3, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Luis Suarez of Liverpool with his son Benjamin after the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. Liverpool finish as runners-up in the Premier League. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Luis Suarez
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Luis Suarez of Liverpool with his son Benjamin after the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. Liverpool finish as runners-up in the Premier League. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 22: Football player Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool delivers a speech to the fans of his former Paris Saint Germain, as he carries his young daughter during the Paris Saint Germain FC vs AS Monaco FC at Parc des Princes on September 22, 2013 in Paris, France. (Paul Hubble/WireImage)
Mamadou Sakho
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 22: Football player Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool delivers a speech to the fans of his former Paris Saint Germain, as he carries his young daughter during the Paris Saint Germain FC vs AS Monaco FC at Parc des Princes on September 22, 2013 in Paris, France. (Paul Hubble/WireImage)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Milligan, newly appointed captain of the Victory poses with his daughters Maya and Audrey and his wife Rhia Milligan during a Melbourne Victory A-League Media Announcement at Crown Casino on September 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Mark Milligan
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Milligan, newly appointed captain of the Victory poses with his daughters Maya and Audrey and his wife Rhia Milligan during a Melbourne Victory A-League Media Announcement at Crown Casino on September 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Martin Demichelis of Manchester City poses with the trophy and his son at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Martin Demichelis
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Martin Demichelis of Manchester City poses with the trophy and his son at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 7: Maxwell Scherrer of PSG and his daughters celebrate the 2014 Ligue 1 Champions title after the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc des Princes stadium on May 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
Maxwell Scherrer
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 7: Maxwell Scherrer of PSG and his daughters celebrate the 2014 Ligue 1 Champions title after the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc des Princes stadium on May 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
Robin van Persie and his partner Bouchra, son Shaqueel and daughter Dina Layla after the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier match between the Netherlands and Hungary at the Amsterdam Arena on Oktober 11, 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands(VI Images via Getty Images)
Robin van Persie
Robin van Persie and his partner Bouchra, son Shaqueel and daughter Dina Layla after the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier match between the Netherlands and Hungary at the Amsterdam Arena on Oktober 11, 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands(VI Images via Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool FC poses with his daughters before the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match between Liverpool and Olympiacos at Anfield on August 03, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Steven Gerrard
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool FC poses with his daughters before the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match between Liverpool and Olympiacos at Anfield on August 03, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 07: Thiago Silva of Paris Saint-Germain and his son celebrate the victory after the French Ligue 1 between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc Des Princes on May 07, 2014 in Paris, France. (Xavier Laine/Getty Images)
Thiago Silva
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 07: Thiago Silva of Paris Saint-Germain and his son celebrate the victory after the French Ligue 1 between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc Des Princes on May 07, 2014 in Paris, France. (Xavier Laine/Getty Images)
NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND- May 03: Tim Krul of Newcastle celebrates on the pitch with his daughter after the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St. James' Park on May 03, 2014 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Richard Sellers/Getty Images)
Tim Krul
NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND- May 03: Tim Krul of Newcastle celebrates on the pitch with his daughter after the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St. James' Park on May 03, 2014 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Richard Sellers/Getty Images)

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