In the second instalment of our new weekly feature, football.co.uk takes a closer look at a lady hoping Italy can retain the World Cup this summer.
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Born in Prague, Czech Republic in 1978, Alena Seredova is the wife of Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
She currently lives with her husband and their two young children, Louis and David.
She originally made her name as a model, coming runner-up in the Miss Czech Republic competition in 1998, before finishing fourth in Miss World later the same year.
Alena has appeared on the covers of several magazines including Penthouse Europe, Playboy Europe, Spy, Extreme and Quo.
As well as modelling, she has also worked on prime-time TV show 'Torno Sabato' as a presenter with Italian comedian Giorgio Panariello.
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