I remember Philippe Albert with such fondness. Perhaps, it was the way he wore a mustache. Maybe it was the way he wore a mullet. Or perhaps, it was that, despite being a centre back, he was perfectly capable of doing this to Peter Schmeichel. It was probably the hair to be fair.
Albert was the first of what is now a large contingent of Belgians in the Premier League, the hairiest of which is Marouane Fellaini, who, over the last few seasons, has risen to be one of the Premier League's most sought after players.
One of the clubs currently sniffing around is Manchester City, who found out to their cost in December just how dangerous the midfielder can be, opening the scoring in a 1-1 draw at the Etihad to put an early dent into what is now a 12-point deficit on Manchester United's league lead.
This weekend, Man City travel to Everton, and once again, will Roberto Mancini will be jotting his whiteboard in anticipation of dealing with Everton's most dangerous threat. Here are five reasons why next year, when City travel to Goodison Park, they should do so with Fellaini in their ranks.