Football stars are known for their audacious dress sense, take Mario Balotelli or David Beckham for example.
But every now and then the limits get pushed a little too far, as was the case with former Manchester United defender Gerard Pique this evening.
Turning up at the Nou Camp for Barcelona’s Champions League clash with Paris St.Germain, the world-class centre-back was spotted sporting a look that wouldn’t look out of place in a 16th century jousting contest:
Gerard Pique this Champions League knight. pic.twitter.com/TukT8zggyA
— Jonny Blain (@jonoblain) December 10, 2014
Needless to say, Twitter’s had a field day already. Here’s some of the best responses thus far:
Too close to the enemy, Gerard Pique. pic.twitter.com/KGTcjLc9mY
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) December 10, 2014
— ADIL ✌ عادل (@Barzaboy) December 10, 2014
Knew I had seen Pique's headgear before!! pic.twitter.com/RxZ5bqjKgn
— The Betting Bar (@TheBettingBar) December 10, 2014