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We put bacon beards on the world’s top footballers

We love bacon. We love beards.

So what a treat we’ve been given today.

September 5 is BOTH World Beard Day and International Bacon Day.

And we’re celebrating the most unlikely of twin celebrations by revealing what our favourite football icons would look like with beards… MADE OF BACON.

Tuck in!

ANDREA PIRLO

The virtual reality Pirlo is cooler than you.

And so, unfortunately, is the one with cured pig flesh on his face.

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ALAN PARDEW

Football’s most handsome manager just got even more dashing.

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ROY HODGSON

“DON’T BLOODY LOOK LIKE AN OWL NOW, DO I?”

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JURGEN KLOPP

Q) Why did Jurgen Klopp burn his face on the bacon beard?

A) He wore it before it was cool.

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PETER BEARDSLEY

Just because.

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SHOLA AMEOBI

Cult icon. Church goer. Bacon lover.

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EMILE HESKEY

A good, honest beard for a proper, honest footballer.

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LORD NICKLAS BENDTNER

Denmark’s No1, Denmark’s Denmark’s No1!

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JAMES MILNER

Unsalted, obviously.

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