Meet football’s sexiest referee as she goes topless for Valentine shoot

Voted one of the 100 Sexiest women in the world by FHM Denmark in 2006, Claudia Romani has continued to stun with her beauty and set pulses races in a steamy Valentine’s Day shoot.

The 36-year-old model and TV star, who is qualified to officiate matches in Serie A and Serie B set pulses racing yet again following a topless shoot for Playboy Italy.

Asked why she would like to referee, she said: “Running around on the pitch with all those players and calling the shots is just an irresistible opportunity.”

However she has been accused of being biased in the past after she flaunted her figure in an AC Milan kit.

The 36-year-old – who boasts over 833,000 followers on Instagram – previously dated Rossoneri legend Flippo Inzaghi. She hit the headlines last summer after she revealed she would be cheering on England in the World Cup after Italy failed to progress to the finals in Russia.

Romani said: “I can’t even imagine a World Cup without Italy, but will try and make the most of it. I’m for England but I like Brazil and Mexico too.” She now lives in Miami and works full-time as a lingerie, swimwear and fitness model.

As well as featuring in Playboy Italy, Romani has worked for FHM, GQ, Maxim and Cosmopolitan. While she has also been a spokesperson for Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia and in 2014 she was named as Italy’s sexiest supporter.

Claudia has been a spokesperson for Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia, a cycling race organized by Giro d’Italia and Gazzetta dello Sport in Miami.As of 2013 she retains the role and has traveled in the US as a spokesmodel for Gran Fondo, working at the Five Boro Bike Tour in New York City and the Interbike convention in Las Vegas.

On November 10, 2013 she the spokesperson for Gran Fondo Giro in Miami, posing at the start line with professional cyclist Pippo Pozzato,next to event sponsors Lamborghini.

In the summer of 2013 Romani was invited along with several French media figures to join the Starwest Celebrity “Petanque” (bocce ball) tournament, in Arcachon, France, with her own team.

She is also a spokesperson for Forza l’Aquila alongside the Italian rugby team, in support of her hometown after it was hit by an earthquake. In August 2013 she was invited to the Circolo Tennis L’Aquila, where her grandfather used to play, for a photoshoot and to help with the tennis organization’s international image-building after the earthquake.

Also in the summer of 2013 she was chosen to represent her hometown soccer team L’Aquila Calcio. In a December 2014 competition, she won competition “sexy supporter italy.”

In 2015 Claudia has participated in the French Reality TV Show Secret Story 9, sharing the secret Nous sommes les Aventuriers de la Voix[34] with her ex boyfriend and another candidate, Melanie.

The couple had to pretend not to know each other, in order to spice up the game. Claudia left the show by her own choice after Kevin’s elimination: Claudia’s departure had the highest audience of the season during the “quotidien”, the daily show aired on NT1.