Great season, bad hair day -Monaco celebrate Ligue 1 title with follicle folly
The new Ligue 1 champions chose a novel way to mark their triumph, with players sporting a series of daring hairstyles for the finale
Ligue 1 champions Monaco have stunned Europe with their dazzling football this season, but it was their hairstyles that brought the shock factor in their final match of the campaign at Rennes on Saturday.With a first French title since 2000 sealed courtesy of a 2-0 midweek winat Saint-Etienne, Leonardo Jardim’s side took to the field at Roazhon Parkwith their hair sprayed in the club colours of red and white.
Bale and James back for Liga deciderThere were various interpretations of the theme, with wonderkid Kylian Mbappe sporting relatively stylish stripes along the side of his head, Italian defender Andrea Raggi opting for bold red and white halves and Tiemoue Bakayoko’s all-white top providing an unforgettable look whenpaired with the protective mask he continues to wear due to a broken nose.
Jardim even got in on the act – his typically stern demeanour on the touchline gilded by stripes of red and white paint on his cheeks in line with the rest of his coaching staff.
Haie d’honneur des joueurs du@staderennaispour les Rouge et Blanc etapplaudissements du public du@RoazhonPark!#SRFCASMpic.twitter.com/8pi3RYejVe— CHAMPIONS (@AS_Monaco)May 20, 2017
The head coach’s look held together better than Raggi’s, whose red paint began dripping down his head as he worked up a sweat before the midway point of the half.Couleurs capillaires de circonstance pour les &!#SRFCASMpic.twitter.com/XPy60PJ7XX— CHAMPIONS @AS_Monaco)May 20, 2017Portugal duo Bernardo Silva and Joao Moutinho might have only been named on the bench, but posed for a picture on the club’s Twitter account before the match to show off their ludicrous locks.