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Glammed-up Eva not too Desperate

ACTRESS, model and 'significant other' of basketball star Tony Parker, Eva Longoria put her soccer skills to the test recently in a Celebrity Soccer Challenge.

Usually the preserve of soap stars, ex-footballers and Page 3 models in Britain, the recent Hope All-Star Celebrity Soccer Challenge in the United States was able to attract Ms Longoria among other big-name celebrities.

The Desperate Housewives star, equally famous for posing seductively in gentlemen's magazines, followed in the footsteps of Diana Ross by trying to kick a football while fully dolled up in front of the cameras.

The only differences were that Eva didn't perform her skills in front of a packed stadium at the opening ceremony of a World Cup, and didn't miss the target from five yards, as happened to Diana Ross back in 1994! One footballer who did enjoy watching Ms Longoria's skills was Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez of Barcelona FC fame, and by the looks of things, a wonderful time was had by all.

One particular highlight appears to involve Ms Longoria hoofing the ball while wearing a pair of high-heeled shoes.