Top Tattoos: A football XI of tattooed players
Right Midfielder: David Beckham
There was no way David Beckham would have been left out of the starting XI. The 38-year-old midfielder is considered as the biggest footballing fashion icon, leading to shirtless photoshoots which help him display the numerous tattoos on his body! Beckham has his three sons’ names tattooed on his back, a portrait of Jesus on his chest and a six-inch tattoo of Victoria written in Hindi on his left inner arm.
Right Centre-midfielder: Stephen Ireland
Club: Stoke City
Although not the most famous footballer, Stephen Ireland has a pair of giant wings on his back. Currently playing for Stoke City, the Irish midfielder has a right sleeve filled with tattoos too.
Left Centre-midfielder: Raul Meireles
The former Chelsea midfielder has a Chinese-style dragon full of vibrant colours and flair on his back and both the sleeves.
Left Midfielder: Kevin-Prince Boateng
Club: Schalke 04
The German-Ghanaian footballer has filled his right sleeve full of tattoos and the left sleeve partially. The Schalke attacker has inked his chest and neck as well.Published 05 Apr 2013, 18:02 IST