Footballer with ‘un-Islamic’ hairstyle forced to have pitch-side haircut in Saudi Arabia (video)

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A footballer in Saudi Arabia was forced to have an impromptu haircut at the side of the pitch due to the country’s crackdown on “unIslamic hairstyles” in the sport.

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Footage shows Waleed Abdullah, a goalkeeper for Al Shabab and Saudi Arabia’s national team, having a small mohawk chopped off by the referee before being allowed onto the pitch, Agence France Presse reports.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCcmqhbY2sI

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