Lionel Messi’s New Questionable Hairstyle Raises Questions, Breaks Internet
The footballer apparently grew tired of his look and decided to dye his hair platinum blonde.
His wife Antonella Roccuzzo then posted a picture of the new Messi on Instagram, with the caption “change of look #blondeboy”, and the Twitterverse went berserk.
Loyal fan Navid Rahman said, “Finally Messi dyed his hair to match his golden touch.” Not so loyal fan Phanatic wrote “he deserves jail after this,” referring to the player’s legal troubles for tax evasion.
A court recently handed the player a suspended 21-month sentence, but after seeing his new hair style maybe the judges will rethink their leniency, at least that’s what Phanatic is suggesting.
However, being investigated and accused of evading taxes isn’t the worst thing to happen to the 29-year-old in recent months.
Argentina’s national team lost the Copa America Centenario final to Chile, after Messi missed a penalty kick in overtime.
As penance, he announced he was quitting the national team, but an outpouring of support from fans seems to have changed his mind.
He’s currently on vacation with his family, so maybe he’ll get around to dying the beard too.
Here are some fascinated Twitter reactions:
This poor man brought room service into our hotel room and my dad stops him for like 20 mins to show him pics of messi’s new hair I’m crying
— eleen (@eelleeeenn) July 25, 2016
??? Messi: Tattoos, a ginger beard… now blonde hair. Norr maan, he’s lost it now. pic.twitter.com/SBwBPKItZU
— Schillaci (@SihleNkosi99) July 24, 2016
— The Catalan Giant (@TheCataIanGiant) July 25, 2016
Ramsey has been influencing Messi on hair colours. https://t.co/Fz3qiEwfkU
— MaLiKhUsIkA (@MaLiKhUsIkA) July 25, 2016
Messi’s new hair style…..good work. Love it. My boy. pic.twitter.com/X0PvvYpzH4
— Maddie Dallman (@maddiedallman) July 25, 2016
I’d like to make an announcement
Due to recent poor decision-making in the hair and tattoo department, I can no longer call Messi best ever
— Ryan Catanese (@rcatanese) July 25, 2016
He should have green contact lenses with his blonde hair.Will look completely like goku.Already has those cheekbones pic.twitter.com/sFePMpNy3Q
— Hipster doofus (@messi_diagonal) July 25, 2016