Two things seem to overshadow everything Marouane Fellaini has accomplished on the soccer pitch lately: Hair and money.
Fellaini, the 27-year-old Moroccan-Belgian Muslim midfielder for Manchester United in England’s Premier League, is easily recognizable by fans around the world for his puffy Afro. And since coming over to Man U from Everton on a five-year contract worth approximately $40 million, he’s been a magnet for criticism because his production hasn’t matched his salary.
In his first season with Manchester United, Fellaini recorded zero goals and one assists in 21 appearances. This season, he has three goals in 13 matches. Here are some of his recent highlights: