Women’s World Cup 2011: Look at That F*cking Alternative Lifestyle Haircut

There’s so much to keep track of during the Women’s Soccer World Cup. I hope you have your priorities in order and have been paying close attention to certain details. I have and so I’ve assembled some pictures of the most noticeable/alternative-lifestyle-esque haircut/tattoo situations from the first round of games. Have fun.

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Brittani Nichols is a Los Angeles based comedy person. When she's not tweeting about white people or watching television, she's probably eating pizza. Actually, she's probably doing all three of those things concurrently and when she's not doing THAT, she's sleeping. Brittani also went to Yale and feels weird about mentioning it but wants you to know.

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  1. while I adore these pictures and these astonishingly attractive women, can we please talk about the USA game yesterday?

    O’Reilly’s goal was the most amazing thing ever; I’d be shocked if it didn’t end up as goal of the tournament. Beautiful, beautiful soccer!

    • Absolutely! The one shot that went off the crossbar was just so freakin close. (I think that’s the one you’re talking about…)

      And poor Wambach should have had what, 8? 9? I believe we had ~20 shots on goal for the whole game – she was responsible for nearly half of them which is insane. 

      I can’t wait til Wednesdays game!

      • Yep. The kind of misses you kind of laugh off when you’re winning like they were but that will be heartbreaking in the quarterfinals when they need them.

        • i told the TV that exact thing during the game. if they can’t finish those chances they’re going to MASSIVELY regret it later in the tournament.

  2. I love picture 9, it totally looks like she is doing a different kind of hand gesture and the tongue is, well, never mind. There might be children around…

      • Me too – as soon as I spotted her in the first game I was wondering who she was. So cute.

    • I ordered my WC jersey with #6 because of the amazing Brandi Chastain, and then a stroll over to the current roster showed me what a great choice I’d made. Freakin’ adorable.

    • Wow, she’s from my hometown and she’s only a few years older than I am. How did I not know about this girl?

  3. finally!!! thank you thank you thank you!!!!! i’ve been wanting someone to put up a football/soccer/footbol haircut gallery forever!…….but where are the cute japanese haircuts…….

  4. Did you purposefully find pictures where there appears to be boob-grabbage happening? Because if so, I applaud your efforts.
    Also, Wambach needs to get a goal against Sweden if for nothing more than her mental sanity. You can only go so long with that many near misses before you start to really get in your head start second guessing yourself and we don’t want that going into the quarters.

  5. Sophie Schmidt looks pretty fine, and I’m not even a big fan of the fauxhawk-adour thing.

  6. There’s a concerning lack of Norwegian players on this list. I’m not exactly proud of our team today…but still!

  7. Im down with latin girls! Hope the cup stay with brasil or méxico.

    But still, i prefer rugby

  8. Oh man. Megan Rapinoe BORN IN THE USA.

    This thread and that clip have convinced me to watch soccer.

  9. Hey Brittani, slightly off-topic but you might wanna check out/mention this documentary, “No Look Pass”. http://www.nolookpassthemovie.com/

    It’s about a gay Burmese-American women’s basketball player at Harvard who wants to play pro in Europe. It premiered at OutFest this summer. I haven’t even seen it yet but thought other Autostraddlers might wanna keep an eye out for it at film fests.

    • Thanks. Emily Tay is a monster. I went to Yale (funny enough an H-Y game is shown in the clip) and played against her in college so I’m looking forward to seeing this. Thanks again.

      • You’re welcome. Not surprised that you already know of her…she sounds like a badass.

  10. LOL @ including the entire Japanese team!

    It’s all about Canada’s Erin McLeod though.

    • Yes! Somebody else who’s noticed McLeod! =D

      Too bad Canada didn’t make it through, though.

  11. In my country women playing soccer = lesbos (most but not all of the time, ugly women)but with this world cup, I have a huge crush on so many players !!!

  12. When I see Megan Rapinoe’s alternative-lifestyle haircut, I want to invite her for celebratory shots in the Castro!

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