"At 25 I was going bald. Why not having a hair transplant? I am delighted with the result." Manchester United's star, Wayne Rooney, made this clear statement on social media after having a hair transplant in Spring 2011.
From very young, the also forward in England's national team had shown signs of emerging baldness, with a very prominent receding hairline. He did not like this look at all, so he decided to change it and have a hair transplant.
Who has hair transplants?
Hair loss can be really traumatic for some men, even more for celebrities whose image is carefully checked by their fans. Rooney is not, however, the only footballer caring about hair loss. There are quite a few footballers who have had a hair transplant, such as A.C. Milan's goalkeeper, Diego Lopez, Italy's national team coach (and former player) Antonio Conte, or former Ajax's and F.C. Barcelona's defender Ronald de Boer.
Rooney, however, has gone one step further, as the British player himself published in his Twitter account (@WayneRooney)
(https://twitter.com/WayneRoonev) an image of his head after leaving the hair clinic, with a message addressed to this followers: "Hi all there's my head. It will take a few months to grow. Still a bit bloody too. But that's all normal. #hairwego