Like V-neck shirts, speedos and, to a certain extent, human emotion, only a very specific type of man can pull off facial hair. For the record, I'm not one of them. And odds are, neither are you.
I'm sure that won't stop you from trying, though. And like a defiant teenager, you'll grow one to prove me wrong, because you're different, right?
Well, you're not.
It'll take you a while to realize this, I'm sure, and it'll probably come as the result of your girlfriend either threatening to leave you or her closing shop.
And if you don't have a girlfriend, sadly you'll be walking the earth looking like an idiot for who knows how long. And believe me, you look like an idiot.
And so do the following athletes.
Here is a countdown of the 25 worst beards, mustaches and goatees in sports history.