Fernando Alonso, Spanish F1 Driver
The stylish Spaniard is a two-time Formula One World Champion and is now possibly the best bearded F1 driver on the circuit. The extra chin protection seems to be distracting him however, having only claimed two podium finishes so far this season.
Jordie Benn, Canadian Ice Hockey Player
In Canada, they play hockey, but on ice. Who knew? There’s plenty of hirsute candidates but this is the one that caught the eye this month. Jordie Benn plays for the Dallas Stars and, wait… They have Ice Hockey in Dallas? That’s like beach volleyball in Alaska. Weird. Anyway, Jordie sports a glamorous ginger beard to keep him warm on the ice.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, American American Football Quarterback
Staying on the left side of the Atlantic, yet another behemoth bearded American Footballer demands your attention. During his time with the Buffalo Bills, he was given the nicknames “Fitzmagic” and “The Amish Rifle”. He was also named as the fifth-smartest athlete in the USA in 2010. He’s now almost certainly one of the manliest.
Fetu’u Vainikolo, Tongan Rugby Union Player
Wouldn’t you be this happy if you were Tongan and had a beard like that? Perhaps you are one or both of those things, I can’t see you, but my point stands. He moved from New Zealand to fulfil his life long dream of playing for the Exeter Chiefs (citation needed). He’s apparently known for his “explosive ball-carrying ability”. I don’t know about you, but exploding balls sounds dangerous and/or rude.