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Chelsea defender Cucurella vows to keep hairstyle after Romero incident

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Chelsea defender Marc Cucurella has vowed to keep his hairstyle after it was controversially pulled by Tottenham defender Cristian Romero on Sunday.

The incident occurred shortly before Tottenham's last-minute equaliser at Stamford Bridge, with Blues manager Thomas Tuchel furious that Romero escaped punishment.

The Football Association (FA) currently does not have legislation against hair-pulling, but Cucurella isn't changing his style.

"No, no [I will never get my hair cut], this is my style," the 24-year-old told reporters. "For me, it is no problem. Before the game, I spoke with him [Romero] and it is a fight on the pitch. I have no problem with him and it is only an action in the game.

"Maybe it was an important action as it maybe changed the final result. I think we will have another opportunity in a few months and this is our opportunity.

"For me, yes [it is a foul] because it was clear. In the game, out on the pitch, I didn't see the video. But I think with the video it is very clear. This is maybe one error to the referee or the VAR. But sometimes the referees make good decisions, sometimes not good decisions.

"This is not my problem. The players are focused on the game and maybe we have to work hard to not concede this goal in the last minute in the next games.

"The referee in the stadium said they were checking a red card and for me, it's very clear. The video is very clear. At this moment, with the referee, I don't know what happened.

"Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad. This is football and in this game, it was an error. But in another game, the referee takes a good decision."

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