A ranking of the best haircuts at the World Cup: Griezmann, Alli, Neymar

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Tottenham, Atletico Madrid and PSG stars have all been judged to have some of the best haircuts at this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

With an endless portfolio of spectacular haircuts that have grabbed the headlines, from Mohawk to blue rinse, flowing locks to buzz cuts, Atlético Madrid and France star Antoine Griezmann has revealed the one man behind these masterpieces – French hairstylist Landry Agres.

Currently ensuring his clients look sharp for their #JUSTWATCHME moments, Agres has casted his expert eye over some of the haircuts on show this summer, picking out his top 10:

10. Antoine Griezmann

“I’m a bit biased as I count Antoine as a client and a friend, but I love this traditional cropped look (a departure from the more experimental styles he’s adopted this season) and it really suits him.

“It was also great to see his Atletico Madrid team-mate Kevin Gameiro show his support for him by getting the French cockerel shaved into the side of his head.”

9. Dele Alli

“Alli always looks sharp and has become known for the shaved line in the back of his head during this season, but I really like the recent addition of highlights on top.”

8. Guillermo Ochoa

“The Mexican stopper has a great head of naturally curly hair, offset with his trademark headband.”

7. Ramin Rezaeian

“The Iranian right-back has really caught fans imagination with this variation on the traditional mohawk – shaved sides and an extravagant polished pompadour on the top, matched with neatly groomed facial hair.”

6. Aliou Cisse

“The sharply-dressed Cisse exuded effortless style on the touchline, complimented by his impressive dreadlocks. Certainly my favourite hairstyle out of all the coaches I’ve seen at the tournament so far.”

5. Valon Behrami

“Behrami was known for his outlandish hairstyles from his time in England and he’s still clearly still at it with this latest creation, featuring a shock of swept back blonde highlights.”

4. Alfred Finnbogason

“I’ve been working with Alfred since he was at Real Sociedad and gave him his pre-match trim for the Argentina game – graded sides exposing the scalp, but leaving length on top. I was absolutely delighted when he found the net and I keep telling myself I had a hand in his performance.”

3. Cho Hyun-Woo

“The South Korea goalkeeper is getting a lot of love on social media for his trim – graded sides contrasted with significant length on top and some interesting colouring going on.”

2. Robert Lewandowski

“Known for his traditionally sharp haircuts, Lewandowski’s lightning bolt scalp brave creation against Senegal lit up the pitch.”

1. Neymar

“We’ve seen some interesting hairstyles at the World Cup, but Neymar’s blonde spaghetti is certainly the most spectacular. Whether they’ll go down in history alongside Beckham’s Mohawk or Baggio’s braids remains to be seen, but full marks for effort.”

Special mention

“This mascot in the Poland v Senegal game featured the most spectacular mullet I’ve seen since Chris Waddle. As a huge Marseille fan growing up in the early 90s, I have a lot of time for this look and it’s amazing to see the next generation embracing it.”

As part of Head & Shoulders #JUSTWATCHME campaign, football hairstylist Landry Agres is giving fans exclusive football hairstyle tutorials so they can replicate some of the beautiful game’s most iconic hairstyles this summer.


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