Sergio Ramos is as bold in the barbers as he is on the pitch. The Paris Saint Germain defender has a David Beckham-level of hairstyle history, like a man determined to try every page of the catalogue. The new Ramos hair do always attracts plenty of attention…
Corners of the internet will swoon at Sergio Ramos’ beard, and there have been criticism of some previous Ramos hairstyles. Now plying his trade in Ligue 1, Ramos hair cuts can be seen each week.
Anyone who has watched football in the last decade can say with some confidence that Ramos isn’t too fussed about upsetting people, though, as reflected in his aggressive play and gamesmanship on the field.
Spending the majority of his career at Real Madrid and starring for all-conquering Spanish sides, Ramos has won all there is to win in club and international football.
Just to add another accolade to his all-time great career, Ramos is now in the French capital playing alongside another Galactico-esque with Gianluigi Donnarumma, Marquinhos, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Lionel Messi.
Outspoken, controversial, but ultimately a spectacular footballer, Ramos is a legend in Madrid and adored by many Spaniards (although perhaps not so much at Camp Nou).
He enjoys the limelight, living up to the pantomime villain billing in the biggest matches and never afraid of the tensest moments.
Ramos is in that select group of famous people that attract interest in their every move. Haircuts fall into that category, often leading to breaking news stories.
Sergio Ramos Hair
When first making his name with Sevilla, earning a blockbuster transfer to Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos was sporting long, dark-brown locks. A headband was a common accessory in the early days of his career.
While Ramos has jumped between hairstyles, the longer hair has made a brief comeback at points, including a slicked back look with a man bun during his latter Real Madrid days.
Soon after his transfer to Santiago Bernabeu, Ramos tweaked the slicked back look from Seville with layering and a lighter colour. This shoulder-length appearance stayed around for a while, but Ramos eventually switched to shorter hairstyles.
Shoulder-length braids were one experiment from Ramos. The majority of his years in Madrid were based around shorter hair on the back and sides, varying from the faux hawk to a pompadour that Ramos mixed up.
It was a very popular haircut among young men in the 2010s, and many must have wondered how to get a haircut like Sergio Ramos.
Amid various quiffs, wind-swept styles and numerous layered medium-length cuts, Ramos also mixed up the colour of his hair often.
He’s naturally got very dark brown hair, but Ramos was not afraid to brighten things up a bit, including an eye-catching platinum blonde look back in 2013.
Naturally, such an outlandish option was met with a fair bit of mockery. Ramos’ other hair dye exploits didn’t garner as much attention; he frequently added subtler blonde to his styles or made his hair a slighter lighter shade of brown.
Sergio Ramos Beard
There was no Sergio Ramos beard to be seen when he was breaking through as a youngster. The fresh-faced Ramos with long hair was clean shaven.
Alterations to his facial hair have been common in the years that have followed, however, with Ramos mixing up his beard look almost as often as the hair on top of his head.
A well-controlled stubbly beard was often Ramos’ look of a choice through his peak years with Real Madrid and Spain. This has come alongside his shorter haircuts in the Spanish capital.
More recent years have seen something closer to a caveman trim. Ramos’ beard has become unwieldly and bushy.
Growing several inches away from his face, the business-like look of Ramos in the 2010s has been replaced by something rougher, an appearance befitting of a Viking.
Of course, the Andalusian wasn’t the only man to struggle to keep his facial hair under control in 2020. Surprise beards were a bit of a thing last year, weren’t they?
The Sergio Ramos beard isn’t disappearing anytime soon, though. Ramos was left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad, but he’s likely still gunning for a place in the 2022 Qatar World Cup team.
After Spain’s gutting elimination from the 2018 edition, the defender announced he’ll be playing in the tournament with a grey beard if he has to.
“It’s so many hours, so much effort and so much dedication. Maybe this wasn’t our best moment but we go home without having lost a game.
“I would like to carry on playing [for Spain] for many more years because I’m going home with a terrible pain. I’m going to have to go to Qatar with a grey beard if necessary.”
Sergio Ramos Career Honours
- La Liga – 2006-07, 2007-08, 2011-12, 2016-17, 2019-20
- Copa del Rey – 2010-11, 2013-14
- Champions League – 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
- Super Cup – 2014, 2016, 2017
- Club World Cup – 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
- FIFA World Cup – 2010
- European Championship – 2008, 2012
- FIFPro World 11 – 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
- UEFA Team of the Year – 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
- Champions League Squad of the Season – 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
- IFFHS Team of the Decade – 2010s
- IFFHS World’s Highest Scoring Defender of the 21st century
- Most Spain caps of all-time