The fine folks over at Eurosport did some digging and came up with some of the best old-school Panini sticker cards of stars at the World Cup. Without further ado, here are some of our favorite before-and-after looks:
Look at that! Even the dashing Cristiano Ronaldo went through an awkward phase. It looks like the sunshine of Madrid has treated the Portuguese quite nicely over the years. Not only did he pick up a tan, he also picked up another earring!The 2006 edition of Clint Dempsey would fit right in where the 2014 edition plies his footballing trade professionally: Seattle, a.k.a. the grunge capital of the world.
Look at little Lionel Messi. Eight years of tirelessly running around melted that baby fat from 2006 right off.
Hey friends. We wanted to let you know that we’ve recruited our good bud Nate Young of Anberlin to play drums with us on Warped Tour this summer. We had such a good time hanging with him in the studio that we want some more. Anberlin will also be on Warped. It’s going to be an epic summer.