December 27th, 2011

Kickette 2011 Rear End Review: A Trawl Through The Tuesday Torsos That Escaped Us

We’ve featured as many as we could, but there’s always going to be a tummy or 10 that we miss.

Join us, Kickettes, as we look back at the best midsections from each of the last 12 months.

That’s an order – not a question.

JANUARY

Image Credit: Claudio Villa/Getty Images Europe; Alex Livesay/Getty Images.

Midsection(s) Of The Month (tie): John Terry (Chelsea) & Bruce Djita (Gold Coast)

Runners-Up: Samuel Eto’o (Inter Milan, then), Dider Drogba (Chelsea)

Special Considerations For: the Tuesday Torso Trifecta

FEBRUARY

Image Credit: Getty Images Europe; Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images.

Midsection Of The Month: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

Runner-Up: Marco di Vaio (Bologna)

MARCH

Image Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America.

Midsection Of The Month: Vintage Lothar Mattheus (German NT, then)

Runner-Up: Juan Agudelo (USMNT)

Special Considerations For: Pato (AC Milan), Yoann Gourcuff (France)

APRIL


Image Credit: Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images Europe; Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images Europe.

Midsection(s) Of The Month: QPR players during locker room celebrations

Runners-Up: Aleandro Rosi (AS Roma), Alberto Gilardino (Fiorentina)

MAY

Image Credit: Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images Europe.

Midsection Of The Month: Jefferson Farfan (Schalke 04)

Runner-Up: Mattias Silvestre (Catania)

JUNE


Image Credit: AP Photo/dapd, Torsten Silz; Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe.

Midsection Of The Month: Pepe (Portugal)

Runner-Up: Mario Gomez (German NT), Rio Ferdinand (England NT)

Special Considerations For: All the shirtless ‘ballers on breaks, Morten Gamst Pedersen, Joe Hart.

JULY

It’s truly Christmas in July today! Image Credit: Keystone.

Midsection Of The Month: Fernando Torres (Spain NT)

Runner-Up: Roberto Mancini (Manchester City manager)

AUGUST


Midsection Of The Month: Michael Carrick (Manchester United)

Runner-Up: Alan (FC Braga)

SEPTEMBER

Midsection Of The Month: Unidentified (unknown)

Runner-Up: Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina)

OCTOBER

toned tummy Arsenal

Midsection Of The Month: Bacary Sagna (Arsenal)

Runner-Up: N/A

Special Considerations For: Mladen Petric

NOVEMBER

Midsection Of The Month: Sergio Pinto (Hannover 96)

Runner-Up: Marcelo Moreno Martins (Bolivia)

DECEMBER


Midsection Of The Month: Kevin-Prince Boateng on holiday in Miami (AC Milan)

Runner-Up: N/A

Did we do good, dear readers?

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38 Responses to “Kickette 2011 Rear End Review: A Trawl Through The Tuesday Torsos That Escaped Us”

  1. boatsandpirates says:

    I wanted to post sooner, but I had to wait for the drool on my keyboard to dry.

  2. keyla says:

    Let’s go back to july…

  3. IrishBlue says:

    Wouldn't have said no to some Gareth Bale in there somewhere, he totally deserves it!

  4. jen says:

    I cannot believe such a list exists without Marco Boriello!

  5. Lizzie says:

    No Aleks Kolarov/Edin Dzeko playing beach volleyball? :( http://www.kickette.com/files/2011/07/MCFC-beach-…

    • jen says:

      Omg! LOVE Aleks Kolarov.. shirt or no shirt! So dreamy! And I love that he always looks so serious, I find it kind of amusing.. Esp cos he seems like a really nice guy in interviews.

  6. casio resin says:

    Nice Photo. I like the photo of Kevin Prince Boateng. He looked so cool.

  7. Jen says:

    JULY!!!!!! How did I miss that photo til now???? Christmas in July indeed!!!!

  8. Valencianista says:

    DECEMBER!!! mmm, Boateng.. Where is Adil Rami ?? :(

  9. FabregasPublicist says:

    WHERE"S MY RAMBO?!?

  10. Fatima says:

    hmmm mr febuary is mmmm but i was expecting mr cesc fabregas on here…his yummy tummy was to die for!!!

  11. camille says:

    i will die happy if i see Mr. February's tattoo in all its glory…………damn

  12. nia says:

    WHAT!!!! No Alexis Sanchez when he scored against Villareal and took his shirt off? You all are just hating.

  13. JB.Nando says:

    On the 3rd day of Christmas, Kickette gave to us – a Not Safe for Life photo of Nando.

    Thanks for the gift, Kickette, and I'll wish for his triumphant return to the FF in the New Year!

  14. Laurean says:

    February is my birth month, so it is wonderful to see Sergio as the winner!! Sigh, he and Fernando are truly stunning!! Thanks for this post! :)

  15. Danielle says:

    How could you miss out Cesc? I thought he was meant to be your #1?

  16. Agnes Wonka says:

    Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio Sergio …that's all I have to say…

  17. lola says:

    oh gawd nandoooooo…………. :drooooool:
    i could work with february and december just as well.
    but.. july is my month.

  18. Erika P says:

    I litterally gasped when I saw Nando. Every month should be July.

  19. GaiaBale says:

    I am a bit shocked by the lack of Bale in this year review issue but the Nando/Mario Gomez duo saves the day properly.

  20. Kristina says:

    I can't look past Drogba. Nor can I ignore Mr. December there. It's gonna be a great 2012!

  21. ANNIE says:

    JULY THANK YOU VERY MUCH..OH YOU'RE OUT OF JULY?
    YES DECEMBER WOULD BE FINE….

  22. PUPOVAC SNJEZANA says:

    THANKS.THE RAMOS IS THE BEST

  23. lone- Brazil says:

    Thanks !! thanks for the wonderful year I hope that in 2012 they also appear without the shorts! OK!

  24. Danielle says:

    Clearly Torres and The Ramos are clear winners – The others are just there to make the numbers up.

  25. Sarah, Madrid says:

    Every month should be Feburary

  26. Ioe says:

    What a lovely way to end the year! Now, can we do a review of the Thigh-offs as well? Pleeeease? Pretty please with a Sergio on top?

  27. Natalie says:

    I will take February and July PLEASE!!!!

  28. Allison says:

    I must know who that unidentified September torso is! Madre mia!

  29. numero_nueve says:

    JULY.
    YES PLEASE.