A random football list: Top 10 shameful ponytails

Ollie Irish

10th, July 2009


The ponytail is a particularly nasty hairstyle, rarely seen in real life these days, but it has a shamefully rich heritage amongst footballers…
Brian Kilcline
You’re looking at a man’s man’s man’s man. Even with his girly hair, you’d never, ever mess with Kilcline.
Roberto Baggio
The one and only Divine Ponytail. Gaze on it and tremble.
Emmanuel Petit
As a Spurs fan, I can only say Frenchman + Gooner + world-class player = a truly nightmarish combination.
Francisco Palencia
The veteran Mexican striker (now 36) is still playing football and still – as far as I know - has his magnificent ponytail. Respect.
David Seaman
It was a happy day for all fans when Safe Hands (aka Shit Hair) chopped off his ‘tail for charity.
Harry Kewell
The size of Kewell’s hairy appendage varied greatly. This is a medium, although he was known to rock a smaller knot, even opting for a brief period for the ridonkulous double knot.
David Beckham
Not one of Becks’ finest tonsorial moments. My Little Pony springs to mind.
Rafael Marquez
‘Marquez, you’re a f**king disgrace. And Puyol, you can’t talk either.’
‘Don’t worry gaffer, I told him he looks like a total dick.’
Andriy Voronin
This photo was taken in 2009. That is all.
Did we miss your favourite ponytail? Leave an angry comment then…
[Photos: PA]

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