12/04/2012 13:05 BST | Updated 12/04/2012 13:35 BST

Grand National 2012: Is Wayne Rooney Thinning Again? Footballer Sports 'Comb-Over' Less Than A Year After Transplant (PICTURES)

He famously had hair plugs just last summer, but Wayne Rooney was looking somewhat thin on top when he appeared at Aintree alongside his wife Coleen on Thursday.

The 27-year-old had follicles of hair taken from the back and sides of his head and implanted into the front and crown in a procedure known as follicular unit extraction.

The Manchester United striker tweeted news of his £30,000 thatch transplant, admitting he was “delighted”.

But the father-of-one’s scalp is now clearly visible through his mop, begging the question, was it money well spent?

Wayne Rooney's hair through the ages

Wayne Rooney's Hair Through The Ages

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