Here at MLSsoccer.com, we're big fans of #positivevibes, #positiveliving and #doingme. (At least, that's what Eddie Johnson's Instagram told us to say.)
Anyway, our pal Eddie did something kind of crazy last week. In case you aren't on social media all day, everyday like myself, you might have missed the Seattle Sounders and US national team forward dying his hair blond*. It came out just about how you would have expected — equal amounts of awesome and ridiculous, kind of like Eddie.
(*No, really, watch that video on Eddie's Instagram page.)
We'll defer to Eddie's Instagram once again and let you decide how the bold statement is working for the self-proclaimed #floridaboy that's just #livinglife and #lovinglife.
A look at Eddie Johnson's new hairstyle. "I like it," he says. It's definitely interesting: pic.twitter.com/YTEojZd2wc— Liviu Bird (@liviubird) July 1, 2013
And head coach Sigi Schmid, your thoughts?
Sigi: "I don't know how it [@eddie_johnson7's hair] would look on me. Looks good on Eddie though."— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) July 1, 2013
Eddie isn't the only one US national teamer to make the blond plunge of late, either. A couple of Eddie's assumed co-conspirators, Terrence Boyd and Maurice Edu, have given the look a shot, posting pictures online of their blond adventures
If this trend was part of a bet gone wrong for the Americans, Terrence Boyd has either already backed out, or realized how much he looked like Sisqo, because he's already shaved his head as part of SK Rapid Wien preseason camp. (That's our boy Terrence, second from the left.)
Someone had better figure out the water-to-chemical ratio at US national team training centers before Landon Donovan returns to the squad for the Gold Cup this month and we have a repeat of this great American tragedy.