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is this what rock bottom looks like?

December 22, 2011
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… fashion-wise, I mean.  This is how Iker showed up to present his charity game today.  I was simultaneously horrified (that’s what he chose to wear???) and amused (ahhh, another typical “original” Iker outfit).  First of all, black is too harsh a color for him.  Second of all, the hat says, “look, I’m hip and young” (or at least trying to give the impression that I am) but the cardigan says, “look, I’m dowdy and old” (and I’ve had this sweater from since before you were born).  Plus, I hate the mixing of black and brown.  And then there’s that little point at the top of the hat.  What does it look like?  Yes, that’s what I’m thinking too.

In conclusion, this is another outfit to file away in my Iker’s house of style horrors folder.  On the upside, his face is adorable as always.

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  1. Sarah, Madrid permalink
    December 22, 2011 15:09

    I seen it on FB, I thought oh he is looking nice in his bennie, picture wasn’t that clear with the lightening!
    But, now jacket, I can’t I just can’t!!

  2. December 22, 2011 15:27

    Oh gosh, Iker, man, what were you thinking! I love him, but THIS!

    I agree, though, that his face is adorable.

  3. noviana noor aisyiah permalink
    December 22, 2011 15:32

    iker, you need to learn from cristiano, but without the big belt

  4. AJ Nelson permalink
    December 22, 2011 15:37

    🙂 Ha ha! Excellent summary! I think it’s time for you to sign up to be Iker’s personal fashion consultant!

  5. Christine permalink
    December 22, 2011 15:48

    I saw that facebook picture and thougt “OMG”!! That outfit is pure horror!!! But in the Real Madrid picture it doesn’t look that bad anymore. Or maybe it’s just because of his adorable face that I forget the rest about it 😉

    I have a little question about the “partido”: do you know if it is allowed to bring professional (or more semi-professional) photo-cameras to the event? Last year at the Champions for Africa in the Vicente Calderon I had to leave my camera outside, but I would love to take some cute pictures of Iker & co. 😉

    • unamadridista permalink*
      December 23, 2011 12:59

      I’m not sure, I think it should be allowed though.

  6. ThatPerson permalink
    December 22, 2011 16:22

    How can Sara let him walk out the door like that?
    hahhaaa 😀

  7. lyke permalink
    December 22, 2011 18:01

    hahahahha i think i just died laughing.
    you really write the most amazing pieces, i’m a big fan 🙂

    xo from the netherlands 🙂

  8. December 22, 2011 18:36

    All I can see on my email notification is “is this what rock bottom looks like?” and I immediately though about the team and my heart was in my mouth thinking what happened?!!!! lol

    Ahhh San Iker. I love you and your appalling taste in fashion. I would also love to burn each and every single checked shirt and old man sweater that you own. And your manpurse collection as well. 🙂

  9. December 22, 2011 18:47

    Seriously he looks like a homeless hobo

  10. December 22, 2011 19:06

    God, I was horrified when I saw this on my facebook feed. Maybe someone stole all the mirrors of his house?

    “Iker’s house of style horrors folder”
    That’s a folder I would never like to see (or would I? I don’t know. Curiosity and everything)

  11. manie permalink
    December 22, 2011 19:19

    LOL hilarious. Iker needs fashion help…I really hope Xabi’s present to everyone (except maybe Arbeloa) was a style consultation session.

    With Iker the first one up.

  12. kiki permalink
    December 22, 2011 19:20

    Oh Iker! I don’t care! He can do no wrong for me! I will believe that in his humbleness he dresses tackily to try to make it easier for everyone else to deal with how perfect he looks! Or else he’s just such a regular, real man (as well as our beautiful saint), that he just doesn’t know any better, doesn’t really care about fashion (like a sexy Mountain Man, or something…) & he needs me to shop for him & direct his clothing, which comes right back around to him being adorable and perfectly human ;D *sigh* 😄 Hala Iker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. Pammie permalink
    December 22, 2011 20:12

    the hat says he was on his way to rob a bank, but the cardigan says he was on his way to visit a home for elderly citizens 😛

  14. Zina Tasreen permalink
    December 22, 2011 20:13

    Oh Iker, San Iker! Only he could get away with that… 😀

  15. Dia permalink
    December 22, 2011 20:26

    I love 5 O’clock shadow Iker. I agree black isn’t his color but I don’t hate this outfit. I do think he’s a bit underdressed for the occasion.

  16. maripili permalink
    December 22, 2011 21:42

    But even in that outfit he is soooo adorable.

  17. Pepegirl permalink
    December 22, 2011 21:44

    Oh, Una – whatever are you thinking! But I quite like Iker’s cardi. It looks nice and cosy. Perhaps he’s feeling self-conscious about his fluffy hair. If I could knit, I would make him a tasteful hat in shades of brown to match his cardi. Perhaps that’s a good enough reason for me to take up knitting.

  18. futbolfan permalink
    December 23, 2011 00:23

    Bahahah. Yes, I saw this and was thouroughly confused as well.
    But yes, again, indeed his face is amazingg!

  19. Marie permalink
    December 23, 2011 02:35

    Oh Iker… (This photoshop of it made me smile: 28.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lwm0oiK2Wv1qzqmo7o1_500.jpg)

  20. December 23, 2011 04:23

    *sigh* maybe he was … cold? and absent-minded? and forgot to take his hat and cardigan off?

    no, huh? yeah … i got nothing. there’s no way to defend that. his face is beautiful, as always, and i don’t even mind the cardi that much (although he could have dressed up a little to present something like this! for shame!) but that hat … oh my. that’s not a good look on ANYONE. (moreover, it also reminds me of when michael c hall (dexter) wore a similar one last year after all his hair fell out after his chemo treatment. 😦 )

    on the plus side, the title of this post made me laugh until i cried — literally!

  21. Buckhum permalink
    December 23, 2011 05:26

    Perhaps Xabi should open up a style academy to teach everyone the art of sartorial elegance. Granero can be his teaching assistant.

  22. Cammy permalink
    December 23, 2011 06:47

    Oh my……..

  23. Stella permalink
    December 23, 2011 09:40

    OMG! Sant Iker O.o I am happy that he is not so bad in the goal that he is to picking out his own outfits. This is a disaster but I love him any way.

    Happy X-mas Una! Thanks for all the fantastics things you put in your blog.

  24. Candy permalink
    December 23, 2011 13:50

    Yeah but who cares what you think Una Madridista. Have you nothing else to do but harp on about people’s clothing? Really??

    • December 23, 2011 22:08

      and have you nothing else to do than come into what is clearly meant to be a light-spirited and funny post and harp on una? really?? who cares what you think. either you didn’t get the joke, or you’re just as nasty as you’re wrongly accusing una to be. either way, it doesn’t portray you in the kindest of lights. merry christmas, grinch!

    • December 24, 2011 02:35

      Lighten up Francis. If we didn’t care what Una thought, we wouldn’t be here, now would we?

    • December 24, 2011 04:52

      That’s a rather rude comment. I know we’re all allowed to speak our minds, but maybe a little common courtesy for our fellow humans during the holiday season?

    • December 24, 2011 21:00

      Candy, are you twelve years old?

  25. superfan permalink
    December 23, 2011 14:59

    C R Y I N G!!!!!!! Oh, Iker.

    It’s a good thing he’s very adorable/handsome, no? 🙂

  26. bbBenz permalink
    December 23, 2011 19:48

    the fact that he is really good in football and totally clueless in fashion makes him even more adorable

  27. Jess permalink
    December 24, 2011 07:19

    He needs to go shopping with Xabi ASAP!

  28. December 24, 2011 20:59

    I don’t care what he wears. Just seeing him smile and make those amazing saves is enough for me.

  29. December 24, 2011 21:02

    Perhaps Iker is channeling his inner Becks?

    • December 24, 2011 21:03

      this was pointed out @ HeadbandsandHeartbreak, by Sierra.

  30. Hazel permalink
    December 26, 2011 08:28

    Bring back the checkered shirts!! Anything would be better than this combination. There are simply no words to describe it!

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