Most men would take comparisons to David Beckham as a major compliment given his global status as a fashion icon.But, in the case of Real Betis and Joaquin, we can't help, but feel there is an element of one's tongue being firmly in the cheek.

The veteran winger returned for pre-season with a daring new bleach-blonde hairstyle, which was captured on Betis' Twitter account.


Former Manchester United and Real Madrid star Beckham was not averse to a brave hairdo or two during his playing career, perhaps most famously sporting a mohawk that became the trend in classrooms around the United Kingdom.