Tattoo has become a controversial one to footballers as they sees it as an ink Beautification to their skin. Footballers are favourites of body ink and now it has become a norm for our modern footballers. Most of the tattoos on their body are symbolic.
Below are the Ten Famous footballers and the meaning of their body tattoos.
1. Neymar – Currently the most expensive footballer in history and one of the most marketable footballer in the world. The Brazilian has numerous ink on his body. His Tattoos tells stories about his dad, mum, sister, and his son. He has a Batman and spiderman tattoo also. He also has tattoos representing his Olympics and champions league triumph.
2. Lionel Messi – Messi took inspiration from Dani Alves to cover himself with ink. He got his first tattoo in the 2012/13 season. He has his mothers portrait on his back, he got his first son’s handprint on his left calf. He got his second son’s name Matteo as well as Jesus tattooed on his body. He got his famous number 10Jersey also.
3. Djibril Cisse – The former Liverpool player has over 40 tattoos on his body. He has two wings tattoos on his back. He got his children and tributes to various relatives across his body also.
4. Thierry Henry – The Arsenal Legend has the Empire state Building which signifies his time with New York Bulls tattooed on his arm. He also has image of his daughter Tea as his tattoos.
5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Zlatan has a Zlatan code on his right wrist referring to the birthdays of every male member in his family. The Arabic names of his lovely sons are tattooed at top of his left arm. He also have a tattoo of letter H signifying his wife Helena. There is also a red dragon on his body signifying his warrior like personality.
6. Kevin Prince Boateng – The Ghanian has 3# tattoos over his body. A lion on his right foot which signifies that he is brave. On his left arm is a tattoo paying tributes to his African roots. He also has musical symbols on his body.
7. Dani Alves – The Brazilian has nine tattoos on his body. On his chest is a tattoo bearing the names of his children. He also has his mother’s portrait on his right shoulder.
8. De Rossi – The Italian has a tattoo representing a hazard warning on his right calf. He also has tattoo of of Teletubbies on his arm.
9. David Beckham – The Charming good looking English man has 55 tattoos on his body. The names of his wide and children are tattooed on his body. He also has a a tattoo representing Jesus Christ. He has a tattoo also which refers to Jay Z and Wife Beyonce.
10. Sergio Ramos – The Real Madrid 34years old Captain has 42 tattoos on his body. He has the Virgin Mary tattoo and cross on his body representing that he is a Catholic.
He has his wife, sons name and birthdays on his body also. He also has worldcup and champions league triumph dates and venue on his body.