[ 2007-04-28 10:13 ]
|Front page of Spanish daily sports newspaper AS shows
Real Madrid's David Beckham with a new haircut, 27 April 2007. Beckham is
sporting a new platinum blonde hairstyle as he prepares to bring down the
curtain on his Real Madrid career before joining American club Los Angeles
Galaxy in the summer.[AFP]
David Beckham is sporting a new platinum blonde hairstyle
as he prepares to bring down the curtain on his Real Madrid career before
joining American club Los Angeles Galaxy in the summer.
Beckham, who was uncharactistically coy about showing
off the look on arrival at Real's training ground as he hurried inside, has gone
through a range of tonsorial
in his four years in Spain.
Most notable was the "samurai" look with which he wowed Asian fans on first
joining the club during an Asian pre-season tour.
Now a fashion icon as much as a footballer in this the twilight of his
career, the 31-year-old has changed his hairstyle ten times in his four years at
Real according to a count by sports newspapers AS and Marca.
Both papers gave front page coverage to the news that the former England man
has again spent time at the hairdressers.
Beckham, who turns 32 on Wednesday, is set to play in Sunday's encounter at
Athletic Bilbao as Real chase hard in the final furlong for the league title.
They trail leaders Barcelona by just two points with seven games to go and
Beckham therefore has a real chance of finally winning something with the
Beckham's new look is similar to the one sported by
Valencia goalkeeper Santiago Canizares, who Beckham helped to bamboozle last weekend with the freekick
from which Real defender Sergio Ramos headed home the clincher in a 2-1