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The best Marouane Fellaini haircut jokes after Man Utd player’s famous afro is chopped off

New look for 31st birthday.

There were Marouane Fellaini haircut jokes when he revealed his afro had been trimmed
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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has had his trademark afro chopped off ahead of his 31st birthday.

Sharing a photo on Twitter alongside the caption “new year, new look”, Fellaini unveiled an unfamiliar appearance that will take some getting used to.

Social media was awash with Fellaini haircut jokes, with many aghast at the change:

Facebook profile pic vs Linked In profile pic #Fellaini pic.twitter.com/t82eOba6Q6

— Adam Widdrington (@AddingRandomWit) November 14, 2018

Fellaini just lost about 90% of his heading ability with this trim https://t.co/bw3PPT7rpH

— José (@MourinhoMindset) November 14, 2018

What a sad day in football. pic.twitter.com/xr819nCVOl

— M. (@TeddyMunene) November 14, 2018

Watch Juan Mata tower over him now. Fellaini was actually 4'7" the whole time. pic.twitter.com/Q2bEDa295c

— Si Lloyd (@SmnLlyd5) November 14, 2018

That’s what happens when you play for Mourinho you pull your hair out.

— nb182 (@BearDown183) November 14, 2018

The hair was crucial in controlling the ball

— Simon (@Simonchokiz) November 14, 2018

Fellaini's hair has hit hard times. 😁 pic.twitter.com/mVenO1MRsg

— George (@5foot11newt) November 14, 2018

Fellaini taking the attention off the team’s loss to mancity by getting a haircut.

What a saviour. 🙏🏽

— 🅱hargav (@ThatIndianGuy) November 14, 2018

Thank you @Fellaini for the hair.
You are our inspirational #WeAreAllFellaini
love from 🇲🇾 pic.twitter.com/agID9ZvKUe

— Raja Permin Football Club (@RajaPerminFC) November 15, 2018

Fellaini shaved his hair. He just went from a tree to a lamp post. My midfielder.

— * (@degeaoIogy) November 14, 2018

Live images of fellaini's haircut…. pic.twitter.com/n0oFJyUHtd

— David Tapgun (@Chairman951) November 14, 2018

Fellaini has shaved off all his hair. Well trees do lose their leaves in the Autumn

— Mark Goldbridge (@markgoldbridge) November 14, 2018

You are different now pic.twitter.com/jZjsNpGiwa

— PSG_AFRICA (@ManongaO) November 14, 2018

His afro contains all his memories, now that its gone he forgot everything

— Ianzo •w• (@CaptainSlyian) November 14, 2018

Did @ManUtd sign a new tree?… pic.twitter.com/512YlTxMwe

— Maazi 👷🇬🇭🇺🇸 (@proxi_kay) November 14, 2018

-50 heading +20pace

— Ferranchum ⚽😀 (@Ferr17ega) November 14, 2018

😂😂😂 When you see that @Fellaini cut his hair… 👀😳 pic.twitter.com/UkxuwoDPaq

— The F2 (@TheF2) November 14, 2018

“That’d be £28.5m please”
@ManUtd

— BullBull (@DahiiBhalla) November 14, 2018

But what if all your power was in your hair? 😳

— Adam (@ProfDumblewhore) November 14, 2018

Fellaini just got a foot shorter pic.twitter.com/jhEnCCsHe7

— Paul Irwin 🐝 (@bluedogspaul) November 14, 2018

Deforestation

— Farzad Wadia (@WadiaFarzad) November 14, 2018

Not even you can save Fellaini’s new trim

— Matt Vale 🔰 (@maphewveil) November 14, 2018

Can't wait for the day when Fellaini misses a header and our fans would actually blame that on his haircut 😂

— It really is De Gea FC (@ujjwalingolikar) November 14, 2018

Cheers, @Fellaini. ✂️👏 pic.twitter.com/MUZTLUpYs6

— Nat. Football Museum (@FootballMuseum) November 14, 2018

Fellaini on phone to his barber after his haircut pic.twitter.com/rgiTgekGpK

— L I A M 🌚 (@HirdySWFC) November 14, 2018

Now that @Fellaini trimmed his hair, I actually like his style of play.. One of the most underrated players of this generation.. pic.twitter.com/JuQ4Zr9ONO

— Double Chance(1X) (@d_real_ugandan) November 14, 2018

A lot of birds will be homeless now 😞

— P™ (@Cechque) November 14, 2018

What must have happened to Fellaini that led him to that decision… 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/K019lAlYql

— Addicted2ManUtd🔰 (@ADDICTED2ManUtd) November 14, 2018

We join the rest of the footballing world in expressing our devastation on such a sad day for the game https://t.co/qtPmFHNqYm

— Sevilla FC (@SevillaFC_ENG) November 14, 2018

There’s only one Belgian Afro left 👀@BelRedDevils @Fellaini https://t.co/lErk9y0soW

— Axel Witsel (@axelwitsel28) November 14, 2018

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