Cristiano Ronaldo is a trendsetter not only when it comes to his footballing skills but the style which he portrays on and off the field. Not since David Beckham has a sportsperson garnered so much attention for his stylish persona and, especially, for his haircuts. Ronaldo’s haircuts have been a topic of discussion to fans all over the world ever since he joined Manchester United in 2003.
The Portuguese sensation, who is the most followed sportspersons on social media, tries his best to groom well for his fans and adopt new hairstyles. Cristiano Ronaldo’s hairstyles become the buzz word when something new comes up and his haircut is an example for many men to imitate around the world.
Due to the rigours of training and playing for long hours, most of the Ronaldo haircuts are medium-short which enables the hair to be kept out of his face during matches. Ronaldo's haircuts are often simple and easy to maintain and can be achieved by anyone with any hair type. However, he uses a lot of hair products to sport some of his hairstyles.
Ronaldo has donned numerous hairstyles over the years during his time at Manchester United and Real Madrid. He is a style icon and will continue to be for a long time.
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Here, we take a look at the haircuts Cristiano Ronaldo has sported over the years:
#1 The Perfect Gentleman Look
Ronaldo is a style icon and a symbol of a perfect gentleman. Naturally, sporting the perfect gentleman look doesn’t take much effort for the star striker. It involves short hair which is slightly swept to one side on the top, and when teamed with a suit, gives him the perfect gentleman look for all occasions.
#2 Brush-Back perfection
When you’re Cristiano Ronaldo, your haircut inspires a lot of fans to replicate it.
The classic brushed-back hair Ronaldo often wears is achieved by keeping the crown hair long and the sides slightly trimmed. The Portuguese man looks gorgeous in those natural dark and thick locks, doesn’t he?
#3 The Spiky Top
The spikey hairstyle in football has become synonymous with another Manchester United legend in David Beckham. However, Ronaldo, too, doesn’t half fail in sporting the look. Short hair and some products to hold the spikes in place and give them some shine is all it takes to perfect the look.
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#4 Messy Bangs with Highlights
Remember when Ronaldo first burst into the European football scene with his crazy tricks for Manchester United? If yes, then you should also remember the messy and long hair he sported in his early days. Still a boy then, his hair was as wild as his dribbling skills.
The hairstyle involved coloured highlights and a messy look with some strands left to fall on his forehead. Though not exactly what can be called classy, the haircut still turned a few heads back in the days.
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#5 The Curly Affair
Another haircut which Ronaldo wore in his early days at Manchester United was the untamed curly black hair. In this haircut, Ronaldo’s thick curls was the only highlight which was styled towards the back with the help of some hair gel.