I was afraid it would look worse - Hummels on dodgy hairdo

By Harry West 22 December 2016
I was afraid it would look worse - Hummels on dodgy hairdo

Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels revealed how a lost bet led to him displaying a striking haircut against RB Leipzig on Wednesday.

Hummels featured as Bayern defeated their visitors 3-0 to take a three-point lead into the Bundesliga's mid-season break.

But the usually quiet and unassuming defender attracted attention for a head of peroxide blond hair, not matched by his naturally dark facial fuzz.

And Hummels was forced to explain how a lost game of skittles at Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival meant he had to bleach his locks as a forfeit.

"After one throw, my opponent had already knocked over more than I had in my three attempts," Hummels said.

"I was afraid it would look worse. It will grow out so in a few weeks it will all be over."

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