World's Famous Footballers Are Recreated in Iconic Art Portraits

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterAugust 12, 2014


Renowned British artist and forger John Myatt has put the world's most famous footballers among some of the world's most renowned art. 

The results are quite good, too. 

Mayatt, in conjunction with the launching of the new Sky Sports 5 channel, recreated famous portraits with the heads of footballers. 

Of course, we always wanted to see Andrea Pirlo as Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa." 

Cristiano Ronaldo was done as Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro's "Portrait of a Professor Antero de Quental." 

Liverpool midfield general Steven Gerrard was done as Joshua Reynold's "Portrait of General John Burgoyne." 

Arjen Robben was done as Vincent van Gogh's "Self Portrait." 

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