Why do male footballers wear bras?

FANS of football will have noticed some unconventional attire during the World Cup, with male footballers spotted wearing bras under their jerseys.

While viewers may have thought that their eyes are deceiving them, male footballers do in fact wear bras.

Brazil players are often spotted wearing bras

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Brazil players are often spotted wearing brasCredit: Reuters

But what is the reason for this?

We have all the information on why footballers appear to be wearing bras under their kit at the World Cup and throughout the sport.

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Why do male footballers wear bras?

With these athletes in the top shape of their lives, the reason for them sporting bras is not what you may have believed!

Male footballers are wearing the item of clothing to hold a GPS tracker close to their chests.

Adama Traore often sports a bra when training for Wolves

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Adama Traore often sports a bra when training for WolvesCredit: Getty

But why do they need to wear a tracker?

This tracker monitors several variables for the players, keeping up with their physical performance and health.

The technology allows the analysts and sports scientists behind the scenes at the football club or nation to monitor their levels and record statistical data about the performance of the players.

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