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If you thought the World Cup was all about soccer, then you’re clearly not drinking the fashion Kool-Aid. The sartorial powers that be aren’t watching the games to see who scored, but rather to see who could front next season’s underwear ad campaign. Think: a 2011 version of David Beckham — who, at 18, had already been a guest at Donatella Versace‘s home — or Christiano Ronaldo, all abs, hair, and gleaming, greased-up skin. And with the final game on the horizon, there’s already a shortlist.
In the world of soccer, freedom is beautiful when it comes to hair maintenance — and we at Styleite have no choice but to rejoice. Hallelujah for groomed, chiseled men! Thanks to the poster boy of athletic finesse David Beckham, his trendy ‘dos — from white boy cornrows to a sweeping mullet, to even a sleazy slick-back — have opened a gate of opportunities for FIFA players around the world. Here are the men who are carrying the torch.