Ghana and Chelsea legend, Michael Essien, has shown off his new look in 2019 and social media users are really talking about it.
Legit.ng sighted Essien’s first 2019 photo and he looks handsome spotting his new haircut.
The combative midfielder is known to have had bushy hair when he shot to fame after joining French side from Olympic Lyon in 2003 from Bastia.
However, for the first time in over 10 years, the Ghanaian has changed his look by trimming his hair.
He captioned the photo, “Hair cut not bad still.”
Essien’s new look is really causing buzz on social media as his fans are commenting about.
@kazzahadams says Essien look younger: “U look younger legend.”
@kimtaeyoung5 also wrote: “Very cute.”
@emefatsatsu1 commented: “This makes you look younger.”
@omasaba2018 intimated: “Looking great.”
@eric_hazard wrote: “You look young@michaelessien."
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Essien is currently a free agent after leaving Indonesian top-flight side Persib Bandung.
He has previously played for clubs like, Real Madrid, Panathinaikos and AC Milan.
Essien was in the news when Ghana-based Gambian actress Princess Shyngle revealed that the 36-year-old midfielder was her ex-boyfriend.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Chelsea defeated lowly-ranked Nottingham Forest 2-0 in a tough clash FA Cup clash played at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, January 5.
Under-fire Spanish forward Alvaro Morata netted the two goals to gift the Blues the crucial victory.
Nottingham came into the match in fine form, having bounced back to winning ways with a 4-2 triumph over Leeds United on New Year's Day.
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