Remember him wearing the number 6 jersey at the USA 1994 and Frnace 1998 World Cup
Manning the central defence for the 5th ranked team at the USA 1994 World Cup, where they played as champions?
He was very authoritative in defence, as the central man, any goal that came from his side would wrench him
Taribo West even challenged the goalkeeping prowess of Peter Rufai after the country suffered its heaviest defeat in the history of the World Cup.
West has recently been adjudged the player with the worst hair style by American sport platform, World Soccer Talk
He ranks first amongst the ugliest hairstyles in the world, with his Korea/Japan 2002 style.
Some inclucions in the list could come as a surprise:
PSG and Brazillian defender David Luiz is listed 6, Brazil legend Ronaldo is also included with his hairstyle of 2002 Korea/Japan World Cup
Breakdown of the list comprise:
- Taribo West (ex-Nigeria and Inter Milan defender)
- Chris Waddle (England)
- Djibril Cisse (Ex-Liverpool and Frace forward)
- Giovanni Simeone (19 year-old son of Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simeone)
- Ronaldo De Lima (Brazil legend)
- Marouane Fellaini (Belgium and Man Utd player)
- David Luiz (Brazil and PSG defender)
- Fabricio Coloccini (Italian born ex-Argentine defender)
- Carles Puyol (ex-Spain and Barcelona international)
- Rene Higuita (Retired Colombian goalkeeper); you would recall the only goalkeeper who stopped shots with backflips
- Ex-England and Portsmouth keeper David James
The poll was conducted by World Soccer Talk