The bald community is surely well represented across all sports, but especially in soccer. We’re glad to present to you a well-curated shortlist of some of the best bald soccer players in history. Whether it was in their National teams or clubs the players below have transformed the sport’s history and have become role models to many soccer fans worldwide. Without further ado, here is our take on some of history’s best bald soccer players:
8.) Esteban Cambiasso
As a center, he played for the Argentinian National team and prestigious European clubs such as Real Madrid and Inter Milan. He won the prestigious UEFA Champions League in 2010 playing with Inter Milan.
7.) Frank Leboeuf
A former central defender, he played for the French National team as well as some of Europe’s best clubs like Chelsea and Olympique de Marseille! He is a 1998 FIFA World Cup Champion and also won 2000 UEFA Euro Cup! He was also made Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d’honneur in 1998, France’s highest recognition medal of honor.
6.) Fabien Barthez
Former goalkeeper. He played for the French National Team and OM too. One of the best goalkeepers in history, he is the one that saved France many times during the 1998 FIFA World cup, that he won. Barthez also won the 2000 UEFA Euro Cup under French colors, as well as the 1993 UEFA Champions League with Marseille.
5.) Patrick Vieira
As a former midfielder, he played on the French National team and top clubs like Arsenal. He is also a 1998 FIFA World Cup and 2000 UEFA Euro Cup winner. He won Italian Championship Series A three times with Inter Milan and once Juventus.
4.) Arjen Robben
Robben, who’s known for his speed, excellent dribbling skills and left-footed shots from the right wing, has appeared in three European Championships and World Cups but has yet to win one. He has won the 2013 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup the same year with Bayern Munich
3.) Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima
Mythical Brazilian Offensive Player. He played for the Brazilian National as well as one the best clubs in history like Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and FC Barcelona. He has won the FIFA World Cup twice (1994, 2002) and same for the Copa America (1997, 1999)
2.) Thierry Henry
Former Offense. He played for the French National team and many European clubs like Arsenal, Juventus, and FC Barcelona. He is a 1998 FIFA world cup winner and 2000 UEFA Euro cup. He has also won many club championships: 2009 UEFA Champions League, 2009 Club World Cup.
1.) Zinedine Zidane
Without a shadow of a doubt Zidane is soccer’s most legendary bald player. Not only did he win the 1998 FIFA World Cup with France’s National Team, but he also scored two goals out of three in the final round against Brazil. He naturally also won the 2000 UEFA Euro Cup. On top of a brilliant national career, Zidane also played for prestigious European clubs like Juventus Turin, and of course, Real Madrid with which he won the 2002 UEFA Champions League and 2002 Intercontinental Cup. Zidane scored 31 times in 108 internationals and added 125 goals in 681 club matches. A role model for many soccer fans all over the world.