MADRID Spain’s social media ban lasted just three days, yet the players’ online return has had a hair-raising effect.
Several players from the European and World Cup champion tweeted Friday that the team was going offline as coach Vicente del Bosque wanted complete focus on the task of defending the European Championship title over posting messages or photos to Twitter and Facebook.
But, on Monday, Spain internationals Cesc Fabregas, Juan Mata, Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes were among those messaging fans and followers that the social media ban had been lifted.
But none of those tweets had the effect of Sergio Ramos’s return to the web.
The 26-year-old Real Madrid defender revealed a new look, shedding the characteristic shoulder-length locks that have accompanied him since his Spanish league debut for Sevilla at 17.
“Well, it’s time to reveal my new change of look, the mane is over for the Euro. I hope you all like it … And if not, it’ll grow on you,” Ramos tweeted, posting two photos of his cut, which was more Justin Bieber than his normally slick look… Read more