Brazilian football fans get buzz cut with Neymar’s face.

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WS of people walking in the streets . 1 JULY 2014



VAR of a barber sculpting the face of Neymar in the back of a customer’s head

ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The new favorite hairstyle in World Cup hostingBrazil became famous Brazilian national striker Neymar’s face.

Some football fans in Rio de-Janeiro’s slums flock to barber shops to have Neymar’s face on their heads.

“In order to replicate Neymar’s face, I used pencils, a razor blade, ink for hair, paint for Neymar’s hair, which is blonde at the moment, and here’s the result, a real piece of art.”

“Usually, the most popular haircut is Cristiano Ronaldo’s, but now with the World Cup, it’s the Neymar haircut that is the most popular.”

Brazilians call this situation as “Neymarmania”.

SOUNDBITE 1 – Pedro faria, owner of a barber shop (man, Portuguese, 9 sec):

VAR inside a barber shop

WS of a barber shop

SOUNDBITE 3 – Marcelo Ferreira, barber (man, Portuguese, 13 sec):

“I’m happy (with this haircut) because here in our neighbourhood, at Jacarezinho and Manguinhos, it’s a very famous haircut. With the World Cup, it’s a way to support (our team). It’s popular with everyone, people take pictures, it attracts attention.”


The hairstylist Marcelo Ferreiro, who has invented Neymar Face style says he works seven days a week as the demand is too high.

Copyright 2014 Cihan News Agency. SOUNDBITE 2 – Marcelo Ferreira, barber (man, Portuguese, 9 sec):


SOUNDBITE 4 – Paulo Marcos, customer (man, Portuguese, 16 sec):

“The Neymar haircut is ready after about three hours. All right reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. It costs 100 reais.”


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