Lionel Messi’s Top 10 Most Iconic Hairstyles
Get your hair a little Messi
Lionel Messi needs little introduction. The Argentine soccer player is a bona fide social media sensation, and he’s become very well known for the many different haircuts he’s sported over the years. If you like Messi’s style, then check out our list of his top 10 best hairstyles.
Scissor Cut Quiff
Here, Messi goes classic with a scissor-cut quiff that is nicely sculpted at the front and has a lot of volume from all angles. He finishes it off with a matching beard which gives the entire look a lot of manly appeal.
Brush up with Tapered Sides
This simple cut packs a lot of style into its rather low profile. Uniformly tapered sides draw the eye upward to the short brush up that can roll with the punches.
Short Modern Mullet
A more classic look, this cut takes an 80s favorite and spritzes it up a bit. A choppy fringe and full sides help to balance out the short mullet in the back.
Dyed Top and Full Beard
One of Messi’s more prolific hairstyles, this dyed look features platinum blonde tips with the hair’s natural color coming out beneath. A full (and dark) beard adds even more contrast.
Taper Fade and Brush Up
Here, Messi gets even more volume with slightly longer hair brushed upward and outward. The beard helps to add balance and enhances the symmetry of the cut.
The Classic Taper and Side Brush
While Messi experiments with his hair, he can occasionally be found with a more traditional style like this straightforward taper cut. This is another style that can withstand a ton of activity without getting ruined.
Another simple, low maintenance hairstyle, this medium fringe cut is a bit longer in the front than Messi’s other styles. However, since the hair is roughly the same length all around, everything remains balanced.
You might not think that an athlete can have a quiff, but Messi has put his own twist on it with this short yet explosive quiff. This haircut truly deserves the name Messi quiff!
Short Tapered Hair
This cut is unusually neat for Messi thanks to the use of styling products to fix the hair in place. While the products are used to create movement, this style can easily be worn without any products or styling.
Undercut and Medium Top Crop
Messi’s worn his fair share of undercuts, and this particular undercut is rounded out by a medium length top that’s cropped but retains a fair amount of volume.
Undercut and Volumized Side-Comb
This undercut style is a nice mix of tidy and unkempt. The hair is short enough that it won’t easily go out of place, but even when that does happen, it still looks great.