50 Shades of Grey Movie: 25 Sports Jocks Who Could Fill Christian Grey Casting


With the London 2012 Olympics officially closed, and the NFL pre-seasons under way, speculation about some of the most successful and best looking male athletes has started to pile up – especially when it comes to their looks, personal lives, relationships and – as in the case with swimmer Michael Phelps – the jobs they will have after eventually retiring from sports.

And, in case any of the following 25 international athletes decides to go into acting, he could jump on the Fifty Shades of Grey bandwagon and audition for the part of the fictional character that has women going gaga all – sexually dominant business tycoon Christian Grey from E.L. James' popular erotic novel, and upcoming film.

These are 25 international athletes who could be cast as Christian Grey:

25. David Boudia: USA (Diving)

24. Ryan Lochte: USA (Swimming)

23. Sam Mikulak: USA (Gymnastics)

22. James Magnussen: Australia (Swimming) 

21. Danell Leyva: USA (Gymnastics)

20. Chay Lapin: USA (Water Polo)

19. Evan Lysacek: USA (Figure Skating)

18. Steve Nyman: USA (Alpine Ski Racing)

17. Nathan Adrian: USA (Swimming)

16. Louis Smith: UK (Gymnastics)

15. Phillip Boy: Germany (Gymnastics)

14. Brady Quinn: USA (Football)

13. Conor Dwyer: USA (Swimming)

12. Ricky Berens: USA (Swimming)

11. Tom Daley: UK (Diving)

10. Juan Martin Del Potro: Argentina (Tennis)

9. Mike Komisarek: USA (Ice Hockey)

8. Fredrik Ljungberg: Sweden (Soccer)

7. Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal (Soccer)

6. Bode Miller: USA (Alpine Ski Racing)

5. Jeremy Bloom: USA (Freestyle Moguls Skiing)

4. Tom Brady: USA (Football) 

3. Sean Avery: Canada (Ice Hockey)

2. Matt Leinart: USA (Football)

1. Gerard Pique: Spain (Soccer)

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