Dortmund's star shaves head in title celebration

AFP, Saturday 30 Apr 2011

Kevin Grosskreutz had his head shaved in front of 80,000 people on Saturday as he made good a promise to undergo a first haircut since October as soon as Borussia Dortmund were crowned German champions.


After his side won their seventh league title, their first since 2002, with a 2-0 home win against Nuremberg, Grosskreutz, 22, allowed Brazilian team-mate Dede to shave his head on the pitch in front of 80,000 fans.

"I'm happy, I've never had my hair so long," said German international Grosskreutz as his side celebrated at their Signal Iduna Park stadium with the traditional beer showers.

"When I think back that three years ago I was still in the stands among the spectators and now we are German champions."

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