Throwback Thursday: Guess Who She Grew Up to Be

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In honor of the World Cup kicking off this week, for today’s edition of our favorite guessing game, Throwback Thursday: Celebrity Childhood Photo Edition,Β we’re sharing this early photo of a world-famous beauty you’ve probably seen strutting her stuff on the runway and TV. Can you guess who she is?


Hint: The location of the 2014 World Cup is also her home country! And today also happens to be her 33rd birthday.

Give up? This young, curly-haired princess grew up to be …




…Adriana Lima!

Before she became a Victoria’s Secret angel and one of the most recognizable supermodels in the world, Adriana was a studious, shy young girl growing up in the suburbs of Brazil dreaming of one day becoming a pediatrician.

But life rarely works out the way we plan, and so Adriana ended up pursuing an entirely different path: stunning us with her gorgeous beauty in print ads, commercials, movies, and more. Her latest gig? Working on converting Americans over to a love of futbol as a World Cup Ambassador.

Happy birthday, Adriana—and happy Throwback Thursday, everyone!