Luca Paolini: Beard power

Katusha's Tour de France captain and Ghent-Wevelgem winner Luca Paolini talks about his lucky-charm facial hair

Luca Paolini in action during Stage 3 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis

(Image credit: Watson)

Katusha’s midfield general, Luca Paolini is now as famous for his facial hair as his almost unparalleled ability to organise and drive the peloton.

Following the Italian's win this spring in Ghent-Wevelgem, and before he starts the 2015 Tour de France, we thought it would be perfect time to get the low-down on that beard...

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