Sammy Sosa looks dramatically different, and the internet is going nuts

A former Chicago Cubs player is back in the news and has become a trending subject on Twitter. Sammy Sosa appeared on ESPN earlier this week -- and looked dramatically different. In the interview, he's sporting a pink fedora and his complexion looks to be much whiter.

"It's a bleaching cream that I apply before going to bed and whitens my skin some," said the former slugger during the "Primer Impacto" program at the Univision Spanish network.

Sosa played with the Chicago Cubs from 1992 until 2004.

This is a before and after photo of the former Cub:

It seems that Sosa has made a few changes to his appearance -- and the internet has a lot to say about it: