The A List: 5 Sweet Faux Sports Mustaches

Stuck on, drawn on or tattooed, fake 'staches seem to be popping up everywhere lately.

The real mustache trend seemed to peak in the early 2000s, when people started wearing them in support of Movember, a month-long event created to spark conversation and raise money for men's health programs. But the look abides, with faux mustaches recently making an appearance at the U.S. women's national soccer team's World Cup-victory parade in New York City.

In honor of the recent spike in popularity of the mini face fur, here are some of our favorite athletes and fans rocking fake mustaches.


How do you celebrate your country winning the World Cup? Rock a fake mustache in patriotic colors of course. It's what the founding fathers would have wanted.

Roger Federer, Tennis

The superstar went undercover using a fake mustache in an ad for Wilson Tennis. I'm sure racquet sales skyrocketed from Fed's creative use of facial hair.

Hilary Knight, Ice Hockey

In a blog post on the Four Nations Cup, Hillary Knight broke down why she loves her funny finger mustache. "The drawn mustache on my finger serves one major purpose: I like to make people laugh. In order to perform your best, you need to love what you do and have fun doing it," Knight said. "I also like to pop out of laundry bins and waddle around the cold tubs." Don't ever change, Hilary.

Eva Samkova, Snowboard Cross

For Olympian Eva Samkova sporting a fake mustache is more about superstition than looks. In a Fox Sports interview, the snowboard cross athlete said she started wearing a mustache in 2011 and continued wearing it for luck. Considering she won her event in the 2014 Olympics, there may be some truth behind the furry good luck charm.

Carolina Hurricanes Fans

I'm a bigger fan of the clean-shaven look on youngsters, but this trio makes it work.

Mia Hall, a Brooklyn, New York native, has been working in the sports industry for over 10 years as a content producer and community advocate with organizations such as the WNBA, Madison Square Garden, Black Enterprise, SLAM and Barclays Center.