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Study: Footballers With Wider Faces Are Most Aggressive

by | 17th, November 2014

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A STUDY of the 2010 World Cup reveals that a player’s facial width to height ratio (FWHR) predicts his aggressiveness.

…midfielders, who play both offense and defense, and forwards, who lead the offense, with higher FWHRs were more likely to commit fouls. Forwards with higher FWHRs also were more likely to score goals or make assists.

Bull heads and bull necks.

Absolute guff, of course.

The man above is Kevin Muscat. He wan’t in the 2010 World Cup. But he was lively – 123 yellow cards:

 



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