NRL Star David Williams Transforms Hair into Throwback Mullet

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJanuary 21, 2014

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 03:  David Williams of the Sea Eagles watches on during the round 21 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at the Sydney Football Stadium on August 3, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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David Williams, the 27-year-old star of the Manly Sea Eagles in Australia's NRL, has had a quite glorious haircut.

His team were the ones to tweet his new look:

What's perhaps most remarkable—and won't be immediately obvious to those who haven't followed Williams' career, is that in his younger days he was far more clean-cut, and he reportedly (according to his Wikipedia page) even was doing some modelling work on the side.

But the full scale of the transformation only becomes clear here in the before and after shots. Yes, it is the same man:

Manly Sea Eagles/Bleacher Report

However, the locks had been growing, clearly building towards something rather special. Here's what he looked like at the start of last season:

Where he goes next with it, frankly, is anyone's guess. But if your answer is: "He'll grow a beard and dye it pink," then you're wrong, because he's already done that.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13:  David Williams of the Sea Eagles warms up before the round 14 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at CUA Stadium on June 13, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
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