Since the turn of the century, the art of marking one’s skin has quickly grown from an obscure irregularity undertaken amongst certain sections of society to a much more universally accepted mode of expression.
This once, and sometimes still outlandish approach to skincare is as evident in the sector of sport as much as any other, with players across the globe choosing to ink up for the world to see.
Tattoos are, in essence, a mode of art, and so, can be interpreted differently depending on who may be perusing the canvas.
Here, we’ll take a look at the best tattoos in world football, and whether you’re a fan or not, nobody can argue against some of the confidence required to mark one’s body with some of the following illustrations.
If you feel that what’s looked upon here as “beautiful” or “interesting” could be interpreted as otherwise, make your feelings known and make your suggestions as to who you think may have been left out.