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The Incredibly Dodgy Football Haircut Quiz

Probably the hairdest quiz you'll take today...

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The story of football can mainly be told through dodgy haircuts...

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So we took some of football's most famous, and most infamous, haircuts, and all you have to do is match them to the player whose head we've taken them from.

So let's get started...

  1. 1. Who does this brilliant barnet belong to?

    Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Djibril Cisse
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Abel Xavier
    Correct
    Incorrect
    El Hadji Diouf
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Abel Xavier

    What a look.

    Abel Xavier
    Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images
  2. 2. Who does this alluring Afro belong to?

    John Peters / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    David James
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tom Huddlestone
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Marouane Fellaini
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marouane Fellaini

    Unmistakable, surely?

    Marouane Fellaini
    John Peters / Getty Images
  3. 3. Whose famous fauxhawk is this?

    Ben Radford / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Neymar Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Javier Margas
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Freddie Ljungberg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Freddie Ljungberg

    Not many footballers out there with pink hair. Big up, Freddie.

    Freddie Ljungberg
    Ben Radford / Getty Images
  4. 4. Whose floppy fringe is this?

    Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Neymar Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sergio Aguero
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Stephan El Shaarawy
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Neymar Jr.

    Neymar almost single-handedly trying to bring the fringe back into fashion just five years after its demise.

    Neymar Jr.
    Getty
  5. 5. OK, stepping it up a level, which footballer sported this look?

    Mark Sandten / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Taribo West
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jay-Jay Okocha
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nwankwo Kanu
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Taribo West

    Never forget.

    Taribo West
    Mark Sandten / Getty Images
  6. 6. Whose '90s-tastic middle-parting is this?

    Shaun Botterill / Allsport
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gary Neville
    Correct
    Incorrect
    David Beckham
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Phil Neville
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David Beckham

    Before his hair became a PR commodity.

    David Beckham
    Shaun Botterill / Allsport
  7. 7. Who does this brave peroxide blonde mini Afro belong to?

    David Cannon / Allsport
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Djibril Cisse
    Correct
    Incorrect
    David James
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rio Ferdinand
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David James

    David James
    David Cannon / Allsport
  8. 8. King of the hipster topknots, but whose is it?

    Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Lord Bendtner
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dani Osvaldo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Robbie Savage
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lord Bendtner

    A man from whom we could all learn a thing or two...

    Lord Bendtner
    Getty
  9. 9. Not dodgy, but definitely famous in its own right: Who does this lovingly coiffed side-parting belong to?

    Stuart MacFarlane / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sergio Aguero
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Olivier Giroud
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Luis Suarez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Olivier Giroud

    Of course.

    Olivier Giroud
    Stuart MacFarlane / Getty Images
  10. 10. Right... whose, er, thing is this?

    Antonio Scorza/AFP / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    (Brazilian) Ronaldo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Guys, come on, you know it's Ronaldo.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Don't even click here.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ronaldo

    He is a wonderful man so we'll let him off that haircut.

    Ronaldo
    Antonio Scorza/AFP / Getty Images
  11. 11. There's a lot of hair here, but whose head would it fit on?

    Phil Cole / Allsport
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Emmanuel Petit
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Luka Modric
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Karel Poborsky
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Karel Poborsky

    Karel Poborsky
    Phil Cole / Allsport
  12. 12. Greying? Yes. Thinning? Yes. Iconic? Definitely. Name the player...

    Anton Want / Allsport
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fabrizio Ravanelli
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Roy Keane
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Leon Osman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fabrizio Ravanelli

    Ravanelli there, getting a yellow card for not growing old gracefully.

    Fabrizio Ravanelli
    Anton Want / Allsport
  13. 13. Which player totally got inspired by Paul Weller?

    Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fernando Torres
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Barry Venison
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Guti
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fernando Torres

    The boy wonder in his pomp.

    Fernando Torres
    Getty Images
  14. 14. It's more '90s than Britpop itself, but which Liverpool player's hair is this?

    Stu Forster /Allsport
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jamie Redknapp
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Steve McManaman
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jason McAteer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Steve McManaman

    It could only be him...

    Steve McManaman
    Stu Forster /Allsport
  15. 15. Now, there's a LOT to take in here, but who does it belong to?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jason Lee
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ronaldinho
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Anderson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jason Lee

    A striker in the sense that he sometimes scored goals, Jason Lee has now shaved all his hair off.

    Jason Lee
  16. 16. The blonde streak, the wet-look gel... go on...

    Estele Silva / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gareth Bale
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cristiano Ronaldo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Luis Suarez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    There's sadness in those eyes, sadness that one day he'll have to play on a team with Nani.

    Cristiano Ronaldo
    Estele Silva / Getty Images
  17. 17. Finally, which footballer sported this iconic look?

    Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Wesley Sneijder
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rodrigo Palacio
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Raul Meireles
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rodrigo Palacio

    Nope. Just nope.

    Rodrigo Palacio
    Getty
 
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