The World Cup offers the perfect opportunity to admire and appreciate some of the most beautiful moments in all of sports. But it also offers the chance to experience some of the most ridiculous and original haircuts in the sporting world. We have taken it upon ourselves to select an all-time World Cup starting 11 based on hair alone. We could only select one player per position, so some of your favorites may have been left out. One note: In order to achieve both tactical and stylish balance, we’ve been flexible with some of the positions. For example, this is a very attacking line-up with Roberto Baggio playing an attacking midfield role behind two strikers. Tell us how we’re wrong and who we should have included instead in the comments. And don’t forget photos. Also, see our 2014 World Cup of hair starting 11.
Goalkeeper: René Higuita, Colombia
Left back: Christian Ziege, Germany
Center back: Taribo West, Nigeria
Center back: José Luis Perlaza, Ecuador
Right back: Alexi Lalas, USA
Central midfielder: Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama, Colombia