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The Afro holds a flamboyant, nearly mythical place in world football history.Back in its heyday in the 1970s, the Afro was the preferred style for footballers of all backgrounds. Sure, the word derived from the name of one particular continent, but that didn’t stop pasty white boys from rocking it in far-flung locations around the globe.
The Afro maintains its undeniable coolness to this day, and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 20 best examples from world football history. Like the game itself, this list is a diverse affair with representatives from different times, places and backgrounds.
Ready? It’s time for these 20 footballers to strut their stuff.
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