- Tyne Tees
Video credit: Danny Young_
Newcastle United striker Papiss Demba Cisse was mobbed by fans after visiting a barber shop in Gateshead.
The Magpies number nine is believed to earn in excess of £40,000 a week.
But rather than pay for an expensive hair style, the Senegalese forward opted for a £6 trim at The Barber Shop in Felling.
And as word of Cisse's whereabouts spread, around 50 fans had gathered outside to get a glimpse of the £10m January signing.
When asked about the commotion caused by Cisse, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said: "That sounds like the North East.
"I have never had it myself - only one or two turn up when I get my hair cut.
"Papiss has grown into a bit of a cult figure here in terms of what he has done and the way he has conducted himself."
More top news
Fresh start, lots of sunshine. Cloudier at the coast, one or two spots of drizzle here
This weekend we see significantly better weather than we have had of late, even though Saturday's a bit slow. Improving weather situation
A hedgehog in Northumbria has been saved from a 4 foot fall through a concrete wall, it took volunteers four hours to break the wall apart.