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Today is Ryan Gosling
's 34th birthday, which is as good an excuse as any to celebrate a guy who has everything going for him. Has there ever been a better example of the "men want to be him, women want to be with him" trope? Probably not. After all, just look at all the reasons the Gos is cooler than just about every other guy on the planet.
His body's practically photoshopped.
He travels everywhere with his dog.
He's in a band.
He exudes confidence.
He's comfortable with his sexuality.
He rides a motorcycle.
He knows how to pull off the romantic rain kiss.
He would never lie to you.
He heroically breaks up random fights on the street.
He works out with Ellen while wearing onesie pajamas.
He even looks good bald and in an eagle sweatshirt.
He eats pizza like a boss.
He learned the powers of seduction at a young age.
He makes a good gangster.
He's not afraid of commitment.
He's good with kids.
He's so good at driving he doesn't even need to look at the road.
He's got money.
He doesn't take himself too seriously.
His pajamas are adorable.
He does Muay Thai boxing.
He's good with tools.
He knows teddy-bear CPR.
His friends are totally cool.
He can play the ukulele.
He'll keep clapping even if he smells a fart.
He's one with the animal kingdom.
He keeps it real.
He's pretty even when he cries.
He was a very cute kid.
He loves his mom.
He's not emasculated by a cocktail that comes with a tiny umbrella.
He can dance.
He always wants you around.(Photos & GIFS: Bauer Griffin | Pacific Coast News | Getty Images | Warner Bros. | Disney | ThinkFilm | New Line | FilmDistrict | ABC | The Weinstein Co.)