Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

World Cup Soccer Hair Scores - 2014

Photo Collage by helenoppenheim.com

The men’s hair at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil scores. And how. Here’s just a few picks which should inspire many out there.

Top Left to Right: Superstar hearthrob Cristiano Ronaldo with a different look each day Portugal played, with fades and parts, the two biggest looks the men sported and one day zig zags, gone the next day … Brazil’s 22 year old exciting-to-watch superstar, Neymar, also with a different look – and color – each day Brazil played (and more looks probably to come)

Second Row, Left to Right: Ronaldo on Day One … France’s 6′ 4″ top scorer, Pogba, back view and side view, very inventive … More Neymar and with Dani Alves now dyed almost a grey)

Third Row: Argentina’s Messi, because he is a real artist … A Nigerian player … a player from Ghana … Parts here, there, everywhere …  and here’s two ideas, one, on Vidal, more radical … Hair spiking up to there on this player from France and more subtly on gorgeous Michael Ballack, ex German soccer superstar now giving analysis for ESPN …

Bottom Row: Couldn’t resist just a few socks, mismatched shoes and shoes in general.   With thanks to both ESPN and ABC for their amazing camerawork and direction from whom I captured all the photos here except the zig zag one on Ronaldo, photographer unknown.

Hot Hair: Parts here, there, everywhere … fades or tight, close-to-the-head sides, short hair, often rising up, and strategic color making an appearance, all are big news for men from the World Cup for 2014.

Note on the quality of the photos. Not all good. I know. Taken with three cameras – Canon Elph Power Point and iPhone, better ones with Canon 5D. It is not easy to catch the moment with the right hair angle.

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