Athletes can get away with ridiculous looks.
While many athletes choose to focus on fancy jewelry or designer clothes, some men listen to the beast within and grow the funkiest facial hair possible.
From the disheveled to the finely-twirled, our list of the most ridiculous beards in sports spans the sporting world.
A's outfielder Josh Reddick is engaged in a battle for beard supremacy with WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan. Reddick's disgusting look belies his beautiful play--last season he won a Gold Glove.
Hartnell's sick flow is the envy of every hockey player. His playoff beards puts all others to shame.
Garay's custom beard game is unparalleled. Note the wondrously ostentatious extension into the side of his head. His beard knows no limits.
Werth's contract is just as outrageous as his beard. In 2011 he signed a seven-year, $126 million deal that he has yet to live up to.
The Dominican righty has been solid for the Cubs this year. Credit the 'stache.
The Olympic legend likes to experiment. Our favourite is this power 'stache he rocked at this year's AFC Championship game.
'Big Country' likes burgers, beer bellies and beards...and knockouts. The master of the overhand right is riding a three fight win streak and gaining serious momentum behind a potential title shot.
The flamboyant French footballer is the Dennis Rodman of global soccer. The dyed beard is an inverse of the Antonio Garay look.
Wilson has become a caricature of himself recently, but his beard still rocks.
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