There are many calendars out there filled with hunky men in various states of undress. However, the one that arguably started the current vogue for sportsmen to get their kit off for a calendar is Dieux Du Stade.
However, it looks like things are getting a bit of a makeover, as traditionally Dieux Du Stade has tried to at least pretend to be a bit arty by keeping its photos in black and white. For 2018 though, things are getting colourful and pretty sparkly.
The calendar has expanded from its early days when it just featured French rugby players, as it now has a variety of sportsmen from around Europe. This year the men taking their clothes off include rugby players Maxime Mermoz (who will be on the cover), Baptiste Serin, Arthur Retière, Djibril Camara and Damien Chouly, as well as the likes of handball player Nikola Karabatic and swimmer Camille Lacourt.
To get us in the mood, a NSFW teaser video and some pics have been released, which you can take a look at below. [Read more…]