''s most handsome man' quits modelling to become a priest trends now

''s most handsome man' quits modelling to become a priest trends now
'Italy's most handsome man' quits modelling to become a priest trends now

'Italy's most handsome man' quits modelling to become a priest trends now

Edoardo Santini won Il Bello d'Italia in 2019, named Italy's most handsome man He said he wanted to become an actor before discovering the priesthood 

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Italy's most handsome man has quit his modelling job to join the priesthood.

Edoardo Santini, 21, was voted Italy's most beautiful man in 2019, when he was 17, in a pageant organised by ABE, a fashion group.

But after a lifetime of studying drama and dance to achieve his dream of becoming a star, he said on social media Saturday he would renounce his career for his faith.

'At 21 years of age I find myself on the path towards becoming a priest, God willing,' Edoardo said, claiming to have joined a seminary near Florence. 

'I've decided to give up modelling work, acting and dance, but I won't abandon all my passions, I'll just live them differently, offering them up to God,' said the Castel Fiorentino native.

'At 21 years of age I find myself on the path towards becoming a priest, God willing,' Edoardo said after entering a seminary near Florence

'At 21 years of age I find myself on the path towards becoming a priest, God willing,' Edoardo said after entering a seminary near Florence

Edoardo, 21, was voted Italy's most handsome four years ago and has abandoned his dreams of stardom to train as a priest

Edoardo, 21, was voted Italy's most handsome four years ago and has abandoned his dreams of stardom to train as a priest

Santini said he will not regret the decision 'because now I can shout: I am Edoardo, I am 21 years old and I am happy'.

Santini said he will not regret the decision 'because now I can shout: I am Edoardo, I am 21 years old and I am happy'.

Speaking to his followers on social media, the rising star explained: 'I have had the opportunity to meet some young people who... have given me the strength to

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