6 times cricketers followed the hairstyles of football players

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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. One can say that it is among the Top 3 sports globally because almost every country on the planet has its football team. The craze for football has increased gradually in India. Now, the Indian team has been doing well in that sport as well.


One thing that has been associated with that sport is swag. The celebration after scoring the goals, the hairstyles and even the shoes colors have drawn the attention of the fans. Recently, the Euro 2020 competition took place in the European continent. This tournament was scheduled to happen in the year 2020. However, the organizers postponed the event because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, it took place in 2021, and the English team lost in the finale to the Italian side.

There were many stylish footballers playing in the competition. The glamor has touched cricket as well. Over the years, a few cricketers have been inspired by the hairstyles and looks of football players. In this article, we will look at six such players.


1. England cricketers change hairstyle for Football star

Four players of the England men’s cricket team recently changed their hairstyle. The four players are Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran.

They now have a bleach-blonde hairdo. The four cricketers followed England’s footballing star Phil Foden who revealed his new look ahead of Euro 2020.


2. Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya is one of the top pace-bowling all-rounders in the world right now. He plays for the Indian cricket team at the international level.

Pandya is part of the Mumbai Indians squad in the IPL. In one of his interviews, MI skipper Rohit Sharma revealed that Pandya follows the hairstyles of the footballing stars.

3. Shreyas Iyer

In the same interview, Rohit Sharma added that Hardik Pandya is not the only Indian cricketer to do so. Apart from him, there are two more names.

One of them is the Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer. Shreyas has become one of the top middle-order batsmen in India over the last few years.

4. KL Rahul

The third name that Rohit Sharma took was of KL Rahul. The Indian wicket-keeper batsman is the captain of the Punjab Kings team in the IPL.

Nowadays, KL Rahul keeps a classy beard and hairstyle like Virat Kohli. However, there was a time when he had funky hairstyles.

5. Rohit Sharma feels Ishant Sharma looked like football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zltan Ibrahimovic is a footballing world star who needs no introduction. He was one of the top players in the world during his prime.

The Swedish player was also popular for his hairstyles. Once, Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma had a similar hairstyle to Zlatan.

6. Umar Akmal once had a hairstyle like football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Pakistani wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal has done well for his team. However, he has not been able to play consistently.

Apart from his batting, Umar is also famous for his social media activity. Once upon a time, Akmal sported a hairstyle similar to Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

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