People are freaking out about Lionel Messi's new platinum blonde hair

Lionel Messi Found Guilty and Sentenced

Summer 2016 has been one for the books for a guy named Lionel Messi.

The Barcelona superstar had to watch rival Cristiano Ronaldo win an International trophy in the Copa America final, he retired from soccer (then came back) and he was recently convicted of tax fraud.

But he's a new man now. At least, he looks like one.

...and people really can't handle it.

What do you think about Messi's new hair? Let us know!

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