Irina Shayk Is Your 2011 SI Swimsuit Cover Model

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She’s dating Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.  From Yahoo! Sports:

Irina Shayk, girlfriend of international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, is the cover model for the 2011 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. The announcement was made Monday night on “The Late Show with David Letterman.”

It will mark Shayk’s first time on the cover of the annual issue. She has posed for the magazine for the past four years in addition to work with Armani and Guess.

The 25-year-old Russian said she was surprised when she was revealed as the cover model during the taping of Letterman.

We approve.

[Yahoo! Sports] [SI]