Tuesday 20 March 2018 / 07:13 AM

Ready, steady, MO!

Now Halloween is out of the way, we come to the real reason to celebrate the back of October – it’s Movember!


As the ever-growing Melbourne-founded charity go about their fantastic work raising awareness and vital funding, Commentary Box Sports thought it necessary to look at the sportsmen who have worn the mo best over the years.


Merv Hughes


While David Boon was fertilising his mo with endless tinnies, Merv was in the mirror pruning this organically-grown ripper.



Nick ‘Honeybadger’ Cummins


Living above one of the biggest runaway mouths in sport is a very ginger, furry faux-pas.


Carlos Valderrama


The mo was always kept impeccably neat and comparably subtle on this famous face. It’s a tough gig playing sidekick to that fro.


Graham Gooch


With Goochie’s gardening skills, it’s no wonder he cultivated this beauty. The sheer weight of it must have kept him on the front foot.


Mark Spitz


Spitz defied all streamline theories to win seven gold medals in the pool at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich with this porno-esque ‘tache.



Hulk Hogan


These fear-instilling whiskers quivered over many a prone opponent. Whatever you say Hulk’s mo!


Robert Dipierdomenico


They don’t build them like ‘Dipper’ anymore. And they certainly don’t sprout specimens as fine as his. What a man.


Rollie Fingers


With a name like that, this guy was always going to be famous. He just made sure with a perfectly waxed handlebar. The best-groomed of the bunch.


Graeme Souness

Captain of Liverpool during the golden 1980’s era and commander of a marvellous moustache. We salute you.



Michael Phelps


Phelps may have gone one better than Spitz and won eight golds at Beijing in 2008, but he did it without this good old handlebar. That puts them on par.


The Movember Foundation

Add Comment

About the author

Tom Pountney

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula eget dolor. Aenean massa. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Donec quam felis, ultricies nec, pellentesque eu, pretium quis, sem. Nulla consequat massa quis enim. Donec pede justo, fringilla vel, aliquet nec, vulputate eget, arcu. In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo. Nullam dictum felis eu pede mollis pretium. Integer tincidunt. Cras dapibus. Vivamus elementum semper nisi.

More other-sports News

Special Features