Even the most casual fans of 1990s-era men’s soccer will fondly recall the follically-blessed stars — Cobi Jones, Alexi Lalas — of the fledgling United States Men’s National Team. Lalas’ fiery mane, combined with equally epic facial hair, made the whirling dervish defender a memorable face during soccer’s rise in popularity. Thankfully for all of us, Lalas is employed by ESPN, and while his locks are a bit shorter, his incomparable ‘stache lives on, in all its high-definition glory.

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