The Most Famous Athletes Who Are Lovers Of Dogs


Michelle Wie and her dog – Lola

michelle wie and her dog lola

The incredible Korean-American professional LPGA circuit star – Michelle Wie is a dog lover. The 27-year old 4-time tour winner is very popular on the course as the youngest player to qualify for an amateur USGA championship. However, regardless of her accomplishments, Lola – her adorable pet is the center of her world whenever she\’s home. Lola is always by Wie\’s side and Wie takes her on all kinds of trips.

Marcello and his dogs – Lola and 5 others

marcello and his dogs

The Real Madrid’s left back and left winger, Marcelo Vieira, really loves dogs. You can see from the many dogs he owns. His favorite dog is none other than – Lola, the black hairy dog pictured on the left. The Brazilian professional footballer who plays for the Spanish club and the Brazil national team shares his home with his wife Clarisse Alves, his son – Enzo and their adorable dogs – Lola and five others.

Kevin Durant and his dog – YoungZo

kevin durant and his dog youngzo
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Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant always talks about missing his dog whenever she’s not with him. Kevin has stirred social media with his bulldog, YoungZo. He refers to his dog as “my girl” and his fans find this very adorable. He once shared on Instagram; “I missed my girl. She’s happy to see me or maybe it was the bacon I had in my hand. Either way I love her #YoungZo.”

Klay Thompson and his dog – Rocco

klay thompson and his dog rocco

Klay Thompson told his fans that he always looks forward to lazy days with his dog – “Rocco the K9 male model”. He is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors as a point guard. He frequently posts photos of his pet Rocco on his Instagram account. Klay tells us that Rocco has a classic bulldog scowl. His fans and many others have said that they will love to see him promote sports drinks.

Ricardo Kaká and his dog – Luca

ricardo kaka and his dog luca

Ricardo Kaká the Brazilian retired professional footballer loves dogs as well. He often calls them his ‘grandchildren’. Owing to his performances at A.C. Milan where he was an elite playmaker, Kaká is widely considered one of the best players of his generation. He usually played as an attacking midfielder. However, his dog Luca is his adorable companion and he often looks forward to their time together.

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