Belfast Telegraph

Friday 18 April 2014

Disco pants Cristiano Ronaldo and sports greatest fashion fiascos


Ronaldo's jumper
Some might say that Ronaldo's style has improved. He's pictured here with Sir Alex Ferguson on signing for Manchester United in 2003

As Real Madrid and former Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Belfast for Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier clash with Portugal, we take a look at some of football's most memorable fashion disasters.

From mullets and chunky jewellery in the eighties to hair bands and pink boots in the present-day; footballers have always had an unusually poor senses of fashion but - what on earth were they thinking?

And it's not just the players who are at fault. Who could forget Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung's 'Chewbacca' fur coat or John Motson's sheepskin coat.

As Real Madrid and former Manchester United superstar Ronaldo arrives in Belfast for Nothern Ireland's World Cup qualifier clash with Portugal , we take a look at some of football's most memorable fashion disasters.

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