World Cup Players With the Craziest Hair

PHOTO: Portugals forward Cristiano Ronaldo, left, warms up during a training session in Brasilia on June 25, 2014, on the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G football match Portugal vs Ghana.
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One of the selling points of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is the salad bowl of countries and ethnic groups who represent the dozens of cultures.

Another perk, however, is delighting in the creative ways players coif their hair in the heat and humidity of Brazil.

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Here are 11 of craziest hairstyles and haircuts at the World Cup.

Portugal

PHOTO: Portugals forward Cristiano Ronaldo, left, warms up during a training session in Brasilia on June 25, 2014, on the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G football match Portugal vs Ghana.
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, is no Samson. He recently revealed he does not gain his strength through his hair when he showed up to practice with a new "mohawk" haircut. He is saving his strength for the big match against Team USA on Thursday.

Belgium

PHOTO: Belgiums midfielder Marouane Fellaini (L) attends a training session at Friends Arena in Solna, near Stockholm on May 31, 2014 on the eve of the friendly match Sweden vs Belgium.
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Marouane Fellaini

The 26-year-old Belgian plays for English club Manchester United. On Tuesday, he scored the first goal for Belgium in their 2-1 victory against Algeria, minutes after coming off the bench in the second half.

Chile

PHOTO: Chiles midfielder Arturo Vidal arrives for a press conference at Toca Da Raposa 2 in Belo Horizonte, on June 16, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA football World Cup.
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Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal, 27, was a key player who supported the 2-0 upset victory against Spain on Wednesday. He plays for Italian team Juventus.

Portugal

PHOTO: Raul Meireles of Portugal before a friendly match between Portugal and Ireland June 10, 2014 at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Raul Meireles

Raul Meireles, 31, of Portugal plays for Turkish club Fenerbahce. In addition to his bushy beard and arms covered in tattoos, Meireles also sports a full-length tattoo on his right leg. His right stem includes a panorama of three women, a rose on his knee, a pocket watch, a microphone and musical notes.

France

PHOTO: Frances midfielder Paul Pogba addresses a press conference at the theater in Ribeirao Prato on June 10, 2014, prior to the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba, 21, plays for Italian club Juventus. His French teammates advised him to stay calm, the BBC reported, after an incident while his team played Honduras on Sunday. He received a yellow card after reacting to a provocation by Honduran player Wilson Palacios. In the end, France won 3-0.

France

PHOTO: Frances forward Olivier Giroud addresses a press conference at the theater in Ribeirao Prato on June 10, 2014, prior to the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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Olivier Giroud

France's forward Olivier Giroud, 27, plays for English club Arsenal. He has some of the best hair at this tournament.

Italy

PHOTO: Italys forward Mario Balotelli (L) runs during a training session at "Portobello Resort" on June 16, 2014 in Mangaratiba during the 2014 FIFA football World Cup.
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Mario Balotelli

Italy's Mario Balotelli, 23, runs during a training session at "Portobello Resort" on June 16 ahead of his team's game against Costa Rica on Friday.

United States

PHOTO: United States mens national soccer player Kyle Beckerman speaks with reporters during a World Cup training camp in Stanford, California on May 21, 2014.
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Kyle Beckerman

Kyle Beckerman, 32, is from Crofton, Maryland. He skipped college to play in Major League Soccer, eventually becoming captain of Real Salt Lake. Though he has a long list of international experience, he's playing in his first World Cup.

Ivory Coast

PHOTO: Die Serey of the Ivory Coast looks on in the rain during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between the Ivory Coast and Japan at Arena Pernambuco on June 14, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.
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Die Serey

Sereso Geoffroy Gonzaroua Die, 29, is known as Serey Die. He plays for Swiss club FC Basel.

Brazil

PHOTO: David Luiz of Brazil looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Mexico at Castelao on June 17, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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David Luiz

David Luiz Moreira Marinho, 27, known simply as David Luiz, is vice-captain for Brazil's national team. He will play for French club Paris Saint-Germain this upcoming season after leaving Chelsea.

France

PHOTO: Frances defender Bacary Sagna runs during a training session in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, on May 23, 2014, as part of Frances national football teams preparation for the upcoming FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Bacary Sagna

Bacary Sagna, 31, played for English club Arsenal this past season, but will join Manchester City later this summer.

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