, 2022-10-07 07:26:00,
The personal branding of a sportsperson has gained prominence in modern football.
The way a player looks and carries himself is slowly becoming almost as important as how good the player actually plays.
Stars like Karim Benzema are becoming fashion icons with partnerships with luxury brands like Fendi, while some others like Hector Bellerin are already modelling.
Given the lucrativeness of the fashion industry, any modern player would want to follow suit and look his best at all times to attract the industry’s attention.
One such player is new Chelsea signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Back when he played in Germany, in his Borussia Dortmund days, the striker was known for his iconic mohawk.
Seeing that mohawk by itself was a scary sight to behold for defenders who could never keep up with his lightning speed.
Alongside the mohawk, he had some pretty experimental and questionable trims that each lasted for a little while, but he always ended up going back to the classic.
While his club changed, swapping Dortmund for Arsenal, his need to experiment with different hair-dos did not.
He kept switching from fancier cuts to low-key subtle looks. One day you would see him in dreads, the other day in a flat top.
Towards the end of his Emirates days, however, the Gabon international’s hairline was visibly receding.
For someone who is so proud of his hair, it could not have been an easy sight.
After his short stint playing at Camp Nou, he was back in London,…
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