Brain or brawn? Fiery passion or razor sharp intellect? Impeccable dress sense or impeccable.... pecs? We’ll take it all, thank you. Along with a wicked sense of humour, an impressive jaw line, and fluency in one or three European languages, ideally.
From Beckham’s chiselled-by-the-gods six pack to Sam Riley’s nonchalant cool, via Eddie Redmayne’s aristocratic cheekbones and Ryan Gosling’s mesmerising eyes, take a good, long look at ELLE’s Men Of The Year 2012. The best present you’re likely to receive this Christmas.