Considering Chris Hemsworth’s sexy accent, his hammer-wielding skills as Thor in The Avengers, and those musclesPeople Magazine says it was “no contest” choosing the Aussie actor as this year’s Sexiest Man Alive.

As for Chris’s reaction? He’s as modest as ever, revealing that he and his wife “had a good laugh” when they heard the news, and that his brothers will likely give him a hard time. Watch the full video for a sneak peek at the Sexiest Man Alive photo shoot.

Oh, and here’s an added bonus. Not just anyone can make reading from a phone book sound this sexy:

See 26 bonus photos of Hemsworth, the sexiest man of the year runners up, and bonus digital content in People Magazine‘s December 1st issue, available in Next Issue this Friday.

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