Becks, Clooney & Depp: Charting 10 Years Of Sexiest Men Alive

David Beckham has just been voted the sexiest man on the planet by People magazine...

Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth
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David Beckham has just been voted the sexiest man on the planet by People magazine...

Every year the American publication People magazine name who they think is the sexiest man on the planet and this year it's David Beckham, which we think is pretty fair.

Old golden balls isn't the first chap to be bestowed with this prestigious title though, the crown has previously been taken by George Clooney, Ryan Reynolds and Johnny Depp... Which are all also pretty fair.

So if Becks doesn't tickle your fancy let's take a look back down memory lane at the previous winners...

2014 We're pretty sure that Chris Hemsworth's crowning had something to do with his performance in Thor. Or should we say, Phwoar!

2013 Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice judge Adam Levine was the man of the moment in 2013.

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2012 How could Channing Tatum not win after his performance in Magic Mike.

2011 Four years ago, Bradders had us rolling around on the floor laughing in the brilliant The Hangover - but also kinda stole our hearts.

2010 What can we say, Blake Lively is one lucky woman.

2009 Unsurprisingly, Johnny Depp has been named the sexiest man on more than one occasion, in 2009 it was largely influenced by his role in Pirates Of The Caribbean.

2008 Hello, Wolverine! Hugh Jackman’s beefed-up part in the long-running X-Men series reportedly helped him to land his place as the sexiest man alive.

2007 Mattttt Damon.

2006 In 2006 George Clooney bagged the title for a second time thanks to his roles in Oceans series and Syriana, ten years after he was named the sexiest man for the first time.

2005 Matthew McConaughey Those curls, those cheekbones Matthew McCounaughey was 2005s man of the moment.

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