Comb it like Beckham: A look back at Becks' haircuts

David Beckham: Some of the highlights.
David Beckham: Some of the highlights. Photo: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Hundreds of column inches have been dedicated to his many looks throughout his career, here is a look back at some of the best (and worst) looks of David Beckham.

Playing for the England U-18s in 1993.
Playing for the England U-18s in 1993. Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport
Not just different hair: David Beckham and then-girlfriend Julie Killilea in 1996.
Not just different hair: David Beckham and then-girlfriend Julie Killilea in 1996. Credit: Eamonn and James Clarke/Eamonn and James Clarke/EMPICS Entertainment
A longer and blonder look after his marriage to Victoria Adams in 1998.
A longer and blonder look after his marriage to Victoria Adams in 1998. Credit: Tony Harris/ PA
Primping in 1999.
Primping in 1999. Credit: Michael Steele/EMPICS Sport
Baby Beckham arrives: David speaking to media after Brooklyn Joseph Beckham was born in London in 1999.
Baby Beckham arrives: David speaking to media after Brooklyn Joseph Beckham was born in London in 1999. Credit: Michael Crabtree/PA Archive/Press Association Images
After so many years of the blond curtains Beckham unveiled  his new shorn look during the Premiership match against Leicester City in 2000.
After so many years of the blond curtains Beckham unveiled his new shorn look during the Premiership match against Leicester City in 2000. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA
David Beckham laughs at a media joke concerning his mohican  hairstyle in 2001.
David Beckham laughs at a media joke concerning his mohican hairstyle in 2001. Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport
Beckham poses in 2002.
Beckham poses in 2002. Credit: Doug Peters /EMPICS Entertainment
Highlights for a visit to Downing Street in 2002.
Highlights for a visit to Downing Street in 2002. Credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA
A carefree look for 2002.
A carefree look for 2002. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA
David's longer locks in 2003 needed not just one, but two ponytails.
David's longer locks in 2003 needed not just one, but two ponytails. Credit: Ian West/PA
Becks unleashes his flowing locks in 2003.
Becks unleashes his flowing locks in 2003. Credit: EMPICS Entertainment
David has his long hair braided in 2003.
David has his long hair braided in 2003. Credit: Nick Potts/PA
Another stint with a shaved head in 2004.
Another stint with a shaved head in 2004. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA
Even in 2005 this was a retro look.
Even in 2005 this was a retro look. Credit: Michael Regan/EMPICS Sport
A talk look in 2006.
A talk look in 2006. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA
A bleached crop for 2007.
A bleached crop for 2007. Credit: Nick Potts/PA
Back at Number 10 with Gordon Brown and Andy Murray in 2009.
Back at Number 10 with Gordon Brown and Andy Murray in 2009. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment
A beard for Beckham in 2009.
A beard for Beckham in 2009. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA
A more sophisticated look in 2011.
A more sophisticated look in 2011. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA
Modern-day Beckham in 2012.
Modern-day Beckham in 2012. Credit: Olivier Douliery/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment
A last look - David Beckham last week.
A last look - David Beckham last week. Credit: Dargent Vincent/ABACA/Press Association Images