Fans convinced Pickford’s England form is due to his new hair & stats back it up

JORDAN PICKFORD is enjoying arguably the biggest comeback of 2021 – with fans certain his new hair is the secret to his success.

Early last season, 这 英国 goalkeeper, 25, was dropped by 埃弗顿 boss Carlo Ancelotti with his futurefor club and countryvery much on the line.

Jordan Pickford has been in incredible form since growing his hair out
Jordan Pickford has been in incredible form since growing his hair out
Pickford was immense against Germany as he has been all tournament with England into the quarters

Pickford was immense against Germany as he has been all tournament with England into the quarters信用: 盖蒂

Around Christmas 2020, Pickford knew he was fighting for his place as Three Lions No1 going into 2021, with the Euros on the horizon.

Nick Pope, Dean Henderson, Sam Johnstone and Aaron Ramsdale all enjoyed superb seasons to pile the pressure on the former Sunderland star.

But Pickford showed true grit, determination and focus to bounce back to enjoy arguably the best form of his career.

England have now gone nearly 1,000 minutes since last conceding a goal as they prepare to take on Ukraine in the Euro 2020 四分之一决赛.

Pickford has looked commanding between the sticks throughout as Gareth Southgate’s side are still yet to let a goal in at Euro 2020.

The Toffees stopper helped keep England in the last 16 game against Germany with a jaw-dropping, reflex save to deny a Kai Havertz thunderbolt, 也.

Pickford looked assured throughout the game as the Three Lions secured their first knockout stage win over Germany at a major tournament since the 1966 World Cup final.

And fans have been quick to notice Pickford’s red-hot run of form has coincided with his new long, luscious locks.


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One viewer joked: “Pickford’s cruel 1930s public school prefect hair seems to have given him new authority.

另一个说: “Pickford with hair has to be one of my favourite keepers ever.

添加了第三个: “Since Pickford grew his hair he’s been brilliant. Arguably England’s best player of the tournament.

I didn’t think he’d ever get his form back but fair play to the lad, long may it continue.

Gary Neville was among those to praise Pickford’s revival, 发推特: “My MOM last night was Jordan Pickford and I also think he’s been England’s player of the tournament so far.

I’ve been critical of him with Everton but with England he’s a different player!”

The ex-Black Cats stopper appears to have been growing out his formerly super-short hair since the turn of the year.

And the stats seem to suggest Pickford’s form has skyrocketed since showing off his new barnet.

For club and country, Pickford is better in 每一个, single category imaginable since growing his hairwhich is all the more remarkable given Everton’s horror slump in the second half of the season.

The Three Lions hero has twice as many clean sheets to his name, conceded fewer goals, made more saves, committed a THIRD of the errors leading to goals and has even slightly improved his passing accuracy since January.

All eyes were on Phil Foden for dying his hair ‘Gazza blondebefore Euro 2020, with the squad set to follow suit if they lift the trophy at Wembley next month.

But perhaps they should take a leaf out of Pickford’s book and grow their hair outit could just bring the World Cup home in 2022.

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