10/01/2013 07:18 GMT | Updated 10/01/2013 07:38 GMT

Mario Balotelli And Other Footballers' Hair Disasters (PICTURES)

Mario Balotelli was once likened to Eric Cantona for his rebel without a cause character when now the only suitable comparison between the duo is their penalty-taking. Nevertheless, the Italian attention-seeker has dyed his hair a horrific bleach blonde to gain some more attention.

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And yes, he has succeeded. But instead of focusing on the Manchester City striker, it's time to take a trip down memory lane and recall some other direly dyed monstrosities...

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