World Cup scores India hair salons big business

World Cup fever has translated into brisk business for some hair salons in Northwest India. (NBC/RTV)
World Cup fever has translated into brisk business for some hair salons in Northwest India. (NBC/RTV)

JALANDHAR, India (NBC/RTV) — World Cup fever has translated into brisk business for some hair salons in Northwest India.

Young men have been asking barbers to mimic the hairstyles of their favorite soccer players.

Some have shown stylists pictures of soccer stars on their phones and asked for a similar look.

At a salon in Punjab Thursday, one young man was getting a haircut like Cristiano Ronaldo’s, a soccer player for Portugal who is known for his good looks.

The World Cup kicked off in Brazil on June 12.

The U.S. and Germany will face-off Thursday at noon Eastern time.

 

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