Former Man Utd striker Hernandez reveals drastic new haircut after losing Super Bowl bet

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The Bayer Leverkusen forward has shaved his head after incorrectly predicting that the Atlanta Falcons would overcome the New England Patriots

Javier Hernandez will be sporting a dramatic new image the next time he takes to the field, with the Bayer Leverkusen forward now boasting a shaved head.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker has honoured a losing bet relating to the 2017 Super Bowl.

Chicharito incorrectly predicted that the Atlanta Falcons would prevail in the NFL showpiece event in February.

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It appeared at one stage as though the Mexican would be keeping his locks, but a famous fight-back from the Tom Brady-inspired Patriots saw them emerge victorious.

Hernandez has stuck to his word and posted evidence on Instagram of the drastic action he has been forced to take.


@sergioadippw Jalisco no te rajes... pagando la apuesta...

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Hernandez appears to aim his message at Sergio Dipp, a commentator for ESPN in Latin America.

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He will be hoping that his new streamlined look helps him to rediscover his goalcoring touch for Leverkusen.

The 28-year-old has gone four games without finding the target, with his return for the season stuck on 12 in all competitions.