David Beckham, Anthony Kiedis & More Shirtless Men of the Super Bowl

Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Shirtless For Halftime Performance
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars perform during the Super Bowl halftime show
Matt York/AP

updated 02/03/2014 at 09:30 AM EST

originally published 02/03/2014 09:30AM

If there was one thread running through the Super Bowl last night – other than Joe Namath's coat – it was the astounding plethora of shirtless men, in commercials and otherwise. Not that we're complaining.

Here are our favorites.

David Beckham



It's kind of odd that an English soccer player managed to out-shirtless and out-tattoo two American rockstars who are legendarily shirtless, but Becks managed to beat the members of Red Hot Chili Peppers at their own torso game.



Terry Crews



Terry Crews will always be hilarious. Terry Crews is frequently shirtless. By combining those two elements, then adding The Muppets, something glorious came into being, like a rare chemical compound.

Anthony Kiedis and Flea

David Beckham, Anthony Kiedis & More Shirtless Men of the Super Bowl| Red Hot Chili Peppers, Super Bowl XLVIII, Danica Patrick, David Beckham, Terry Crews, Music Group Class, Musician Class

Flea and Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show

Theo Wargo / FilmMagic

Both of these men are 51 years old. Let that sink in for a minute, and then realize that this pair have probably spent more aggregate time shirtless than Lorde has been alive.

The Bodybuilders of the GoDaddy Ad



In years prior, GoDaddy's Super Bowl ads may have been viewed as sexist. This year, they at least nodded towards equality by having just as many shirtless men in their ads as women. (We're still on the fence about seeing Danica Patrick with huge artificial muscles, though.)

The SeaHulk

David Beckham, Anthony Kiedis & More Shirtless Men of the Super Bowl| Red Hot Chili Peppers, Super Bowl XLVIII, Danica Patrick, David Beckham, Terry Crews

Tim Froemke, the "SeaHulk"

Carlo Allegri / Reuters / Landov

The SeaHulk is the nom de guerre of one Tim Froemke, a 56-year-old Seattle-area bodybuilder and electrician, who for the past eight years has been painting himself green and black and cheering on the Seahawks. Froemke enlists the help of Dutch Bihary of ContoursFX.com, a professional airbrush artist, to get into "character" – Froemke's union, Electrical Workers Local 191, flew Bihary to New York to do his paint for the Super Bowl.







Follow PEOPLE on Facebook!


MORE ON: David Beckham

Share this story:

Your reaction:

blog comments powered by Disqus
advertisement

From Our Partners

From Our Partners