Mullets of Medellin

January 25, 2012

Despite disappearing from mainstream fashion years ago, the Camaro Cut lives on amongst footballers worldwide — nowhere more so than Medellin, Colombia. Photographers Stefan Ruiz and Rainbow Nelson chronicled the fans of Deportivo Independiente de Medellin (DIM) and their ubiquitous "soccer rockers" for the brilliant Green Soccer Journal.



If you're not familiar, the Green Soccer Journal is one of the finest sport print products ever made, with incredible photogaraphy and considerate writing on soccer and it's adherents. I've read and re-read issue #2 a dozen times. The new issue is now available for order, by the way, for about 25 ducats and it's a beaut - entirely devoted to keepers with the irascible, indomitable Gianluigi Buffon on the cover and a feature piece on Everton and American keeper/striker Tim Howard. Can't wait for it to arrive in the mail...