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Crop of the flops: The five worst haircuts in the Premier League
Published : 02 Apr 2009 15:46:28
John Terry celebrated his winner for England against Ukraine by receiving an imaginary haircut from Wayne Rooney. Earlier in the week, Rooney had actually cut the skipper's hair to get round a rule that prevented them from leaving the team hotel. 'I needed a haircut, but we weren't allowed to leave the hotel,' Terry said. 'I asked Wazza and he obliged by giving me a little trim. I'm pleased with it and I might go back next time. He was asking for a tenner for it, but I still owe him.'Despite having his hair cut by English football's 'crazy man' Terry's barnet is mild in comparison to some of his Premier League colleagues. Sportsmail takes a look at the worst five haircuts currently 'cropping' up in the top flight. Fabricio Coloccini Newcastle's lively full-back burst onto the scene at the beginning of the season, causing the barbers of the North-East to lick their lips in anticipation. But as of yet they have failed to get their hands on this frizzy abomination. If points were handed out for ringlets and volume Newcastle would be safe and Alan Shearer would still be on Match of the Day. Djibril CisseIf Coloccini is evading the North-East's barbers, this French international is helping them through the recession almost singlehandedly. There is a new monstrosity each week, more often than not involving bright dye and grotesque patterns. Basically his hair is the equivalent of a much-regretted drunken tattoo - except he makes a new mistake every week. Marouane Fellaini You know things have got bad when your nickname is 'Screech', in honour of the gangly manchild from Saved By The Bell. Fellaini managed to ignore the nickname and repeated calls to have his enormous afro cut off until very recently. So, short back and sides for the Everton man? No, a hideous corn-row and bead creation that makes him look like an embarrassing European tourist in Jamaica. Dirk Kuyt A man's man, our Dirk, this hairdo is a tribute to lads who hop in the shower, shun the shampoo and don't even take a glance at what's on top. The downside for the Liverpool forward is that he now resembles a B-movie star, a blue movie star that is Matters aren't helped when his on-field hustle and bustle produces a sweat build-up that adds a neat layer of grease. Benoit Assou-Ekotto The Spurs defender is in possession of an afro so huge, it constitutes half his body weight. While other footballers have turned their back on the afro, this man is committed to the cause. It has height, volume and the odd bit of colour. But he looks like a skunk, and for this he's on our list.