Most Tattooed Footballers In the World

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Monday, June 16th, 2014 | 1

With all the money, hype, media and fame involved in football, these players some time get carried away with one too many tattoos. Now in a perticular football matches you will see more players with tattoos than the players who dont have. Today we take a look at ten footballers who just can not get enought of tattoos.

#10. Craig Ballemy

The welsh striker Craig Ballemy played for many english clubs over the best part of last 15 years, now playing his trade with Cardiff City. Ballemy has a “Battle of Pilleth” tattoo inked on his right arm which is most visible to viewers during his goal celebrations.

#9. Clint Dempsey

American player currently playing for Seattle Sounders, spend a few year in Premier League where he was part of Fulham and Tottenham teams. Scored a superb hattrick against Juventus in europa league 2-3 years ago while playing for fulham. Although he is not all covered up in ink, but his tattoo on neck is weird plus recently he tottooed his left arm.

#8. Dani Alves

Brazilian full back also quite found of tattoos, he has a big image of his wife on his right arm, jesus tattoo on left arm plus a big word “Daniel” on his chest, the name of his son.

#7. Stephen Ireland

If Former Manchester City player Stephen Ireland choice of cars was not bad enough he has a big detailed wings tattoo on his back which looks pretty aweful to say the least.

#6. Kevin-Prince Boateng

Prince Boateng seems to be a big fan of body art, he has many tattooes on his body including. He took his love for ink to next level when he managed to ink one inside his mouth. Apart from that one of his tattoo is tribute to his ex wife.

#5. Thierry Henry

Probably the greatest premier league and arsenal player in the last couple of decades, Henry spent 9 years with Arsenal before he moved to Barcelona to win the Champions League, which he did. Now playing his trade in New York and he is so impressed by new york scene that he has his left arm tattooed with famous placed of new york.

#4. Daniel Agger

Danish centre back has the best part of his playing days well behind him, now he is a bit part player for Liverpool. Agger is very found of tattooes and as you can see from the image whole of his back is full of ink, most of the inked stuff is related to “Viking history”. He also has a “YNWA” tattooed on his hand.

#3. Raul Meireles

probably one of the most tattooed footballer, Raul Meireles has his both tattooed and that too with colourful designs. Apart from that he has tattooed his wife picture on arm, daughter on leg and something on the neck. His wife is also found of tattooes as the picture suggest.

#2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The big swede is no stranger to body art, he has many tattooes on his body including the big one on his back which is a image of a fish. Apart from that he has his name inked on his arm in “arabic”, dobs of his parents and brother and sisters plus a few dragons on shoulder and arm and text “Only God Can Judge me”

#1. Djibril Cisse

Former french international Djibril Cisse has his whole upper body (torso) tattooed with various ancient art tributes. He has more than 40 tattooes around his body.

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