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A hair-raising World Cup

Sometimes we think the World Cup is as much about hair as it is about football.

The field doubles very adequately for a catwalk when it comes to grandstanding weird and wonderful hairstyles.

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Football dandies strut hair fashion that runs from mundane Mohawks and mullets to exotic coxcombs.

A look at what's 'in' this soccer season:

He needs a buzz cut

For the World Cup 2002 he was bald. He has come a long way since!

Costa Rican defender Jervis Drummond, who is known on the field for his swiftness, especially on the right flank, did not have a chance to play in the Cup in 2002, although he was on the team.

But he and his kinky tresses were prominent on the field in the three games Costa Rica played in Germany, before bidding the tournament good bye on June 20 and heading home.

Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

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