Papiss Cisse only joined Newcastle in January, but already he is garnering Shearer-esque adulation, as the above video will attest.
The Senegalese emerged from The Barber Shop in Felling, Gateshead after a knockdown £6 haircut to be greeted by dozens of Toon fans.
Cisse is latest number nine to pull on the black and white shirt smiled as supporters photographed and recorded his emergence, while he signed the odd autograph as he drove away.
Signed from Freiburg for £9m, the 26-year-old has scored 10 goals in nine games for the Magpies since his arrival.
Following in the footsteps of legendary Geordie boy Alan Shearer, the burden of the number nine shirt hasn't taken its toll on the goal machine.