MAROUANE FELLAINI sent social media into meltdown after he pulled their hair of Matteo Guendouzi.
The Manchester United star only came on as sub for the last 18 minutes of the 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Getty – Contributor4 Marouane Fellaini hauled Matteo Geundouzi back by the hair
Getty – Contributor4 Fellaini took a firm grip on the flowing locks of the Arsenal teenager
But in that time he was involved in a series of clashes with opponents – with the most bizarre being his ugly tug on Gunners teenager Guendouzi.
The 31-year-old was blown up for a foul but amazingly escaped even a booking from referee Andre Marriner.
And the incident provoked huge emotions on Twitter, with some laughing at the newly-trimmed Belgian and others furious at what they believe is a serious foul.
Some supporters called for the FA to penalise him using video evidence, claiming he should have been sent off for violent conduct.
BT Sport4 The head of Geundouzi is rocked back by the force of the pull
PA:Empics Sport4 Geundouzi fumes at the way Fellaini had pulled on his hair to stop his run
But others were more amused, suggesting Fellaini was desperate to get some hair back after shaving his famous locks last month.
With ref Marriner appearing to see the incident, it is unclear whether the FA will be able to take any respective action.
But there is a precedent for a player to be banned for hair pulling – with Robert Huth hit by a three game ban for ironically pulling Fellaini's hair.
The incident during United's game against Leicester led to then Reds boss Louis van Gaal blasting Huth with an amazing comment.
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He said: "It's not in the books that someone has to grab by the hair and then pull it behind – only in sex masochism."
And football fans were split on whether they saw the incident as funny or out of order.
Man Utd should have been down to 8 or 9 men, while Fellaini should expect an FA violent conduct charge tomorrow for pulling Guendouzi’s hair.
— Mark. (@MarkBFoot) December 5, 2018
Fellaini pulled Guendouzi’s hair 😂😂😂 Surely that’s the same as a bite or a punch?!?!
— GRM Daily (@GRMDAILY) December 5, 2018
That's what happens when you try copy the Fellaini look, there can only be one tree pic.twitter.com/8oEKXDJoyy
— José (@MourinhoMindset) December 5, 2018
Fellaini want his hair back! #MNUARS pic.twitter.com/6ysgb9qvEr
— Historical Sport (@HistorySport_) December 5, 2018
Dirty move by Fellaini pulling Guendouzi back by his hair…
— Damian (@FootballFact101) December 5, 2018