We're taking a quick break from New York Fashion Week coverage to give you a quick peek at the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, starring Irina Shayk. Landing this iconic cover is a BIG deal (it was unveiled on David Letterman's show, FYI), and Irina takes the crown from 2010's cover queen Brooklyn Decker. So who is this buxom babe, exactly? Most notably, Irina is the better half of Real Madrid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo. The 25 year old beauty was discovered on a train trip in her Russian homeland back in 2004, and although this is her fifth appearance for Sports Illustrated — it's her first for the cover! Irina joins Kate Upton, Hilary Rhoda and Aussie Jessica Gomes in the sexed-up swimsuit spread. Victoria's Secret babes watch out, coz there's a new hottie in town! Click through to see it all.
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