Picture this: The best and worst tattoos from crazy sports fans

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Getting a tattoo can be a risky business, when it comes off it looks amazing, but when they don't the Internet laughs.

Fan gets tattoo of Michael Phelps' 'death stare' tattooed on leg.
Michael Phelps tattoo
Fan gets tattoo of Michael Phelps' 'death stare' tattooed on leg.
Two major mistakes here: <br>First of all, the artist actually misspelled the name Feyenoord and branded them as 'Fenenoord' instead.<p>And what would you know, the date of the trophy win on the bottom (meant to be April 24, 2016) is written as 24 - 05 -&nbsp;2016.</p>
Eljero Elia gets mistake-riddled tattoo celebrating Dutch Cup win
Two major mistakes here:
First of all, the artist actually misspelled the name Feyenoord and branded them as 'Fenenoord' instead.

And what would you know, the date of the trophy win on the bottom (meant to be April 24, 2016) is written as 24 - 05 - 2016.

Liverpool left back has gone to town with his latest inking. He's gone for a quite staggering monkey. With a Gun. Wearing a suit and glasses. No, we have no idea what it's about either.
Alberto Moreno gets a tattoo which raises the bar for ridiculous footballer tattoo
Liverpool left back has gone to town with his latest inking. He's gone for a quite staggering monkey. With a Gun. Wearing a suit and glasses. No, we have no idea what it's about either.
Adam Johnson fan Robert Mullen has appealed to E4 program Tattoo fixers to have his Tattoo of the signature of the player removed from his leg. The ex-Sunderland winger is currently on trial for 'sexual activity with a child'.
Fan want Adam Johnson Tattoo removed
Adam Johnson fan Robert Mullen has appealed to E4 program Tattoo fixers to have his Tattoo of the signature of the player removed from his leg. The ex-Sunderland winger is currently on trial for 'sexual activity with a child'.
Manchester United 1958 team tattoo - as modelled by a Reds supporter
Manchester United 1958 team tattoo
Manchester United 1958 team tattoo - as modelled by a Reds supporter
Mario Balotelli Superfan
Mario Balotelli Superfan
Mario Balotelli Superfan
Neymar Tattoo
Neymar Tattoo
Neymar Tattoo
Neymar
Neymar
Neymar
Pic shows: Andres D&acirc;Alessandro getting tattoo of his face on stomach. A Brazilian football star loves himself so much he decided to tattoo his own face onto his belly. Argentine-born player Andres D'Alessandro, 34, who plays for Brazilian club Internacional de Port Alegre as an attacking midfielder, was pictured getting the narcissistic portrait done at a tattoo parlour. He won an Olympic Gold medal with Argentina in 2004 and has played for Wolfsburg in Germany, Portsmouth in the UK and Zaragoza in Spain. He was elected the best player in South America in 2010 but now he is hitting the headlines not for his footwork skills but for his choice of body art. The midfielder has decided to immortalise his own face on his body just below another tattoo of his mother's face on the left side of his abdomen. His face is smiling in the tattoo and there is a star below with the word &acirc;Dale&acirc; &acirc; meaning to &acirc;go for it&acirc;. Pals said the tattoo was in remembrance of a great year for him in which his team beat arch rivals Gremio. But it has attracted plenty of negative comments from social media users who wonder whether "he is so stupid that he has forgotten what he looks like, or so vain he wants his own face on his body." One user commented: "Why doesn&acirc;t he just buy a mirror, its cheaper." Another wrote: "A perfect example of what the excess of ego can generate." However, he is not the first player to get a tattoo of themselves. Fellow Argentine player who plays for Cypriot club APOEL FC, Fernando Cavenaghi, also got his own face tattooed on his body earlier this year. (ends)
Selfie Tattoo For Self Obsessed Footballer
Pic shows: Andres DâAlessandro getting tattoo of his face on stomach. A Brazilian football star loves himself so much he decided to tattoo his own face onto his belly. Argentine-born player Andres D'Alessandro, 34, who plays for Brazilian club Internacional de Port Alegre as an attacking midfielder, was pictured getting the narcissistic portrait done at a tattoo parlour. He won an Olympic Gold medal with Argentina in 2004 and has played for Wolfsburg in Germany, Portsmouth in the UK and Zaragoza in Spain. He was elected the best player in South America in 2010 but now he is hitting the headlines not for his footwork skills but for his choice of body art. The midfielder has decided to immortalise his own face on his body just below another tattoo of his mother's face on the left side of his abdomen. His face is smiling in the tattoo and there is a star below with the word âDaleâ â meaning to âgo for itâ. Pals said the tattoo was in remembrance of a great year for him in which his team beat arch rivals Gremio. But it has attracted plenty of negative comments from social media users who wonder whether "he is so stupid that he has forgotten what he looks like, or so vain he wants his own face on his body." One user commented: "Why doesnât he just buy a mirror, its cheaper." Another wrote: "A perfect example of what the excess of ego can generate." However, he is not the first player to get a tattoo of themselves. Fellow Argentine player who plays for Cypriot club APOEL FC, Fernando Cavenaghi, also got his own face tattooed on his body earlier this year. (ends)
Pic shows: Andres D&acirc;Alessandro getting tattoo of his face on stomach. A Brazilian football star loves himself so much he decided to tattoo his own face onto his belly. Argentine-born player Andres D'Alessandro, 34, who plays for Brazilian club Internacional de Port Alegre as an attacking midfielder, was pictured getting the narcissistic portrait done at a tattoo parlour. He won an Olympic Gold medal with Argentina in 2004 and has played for Wolfsburg in Germany, Portsmouth in the UK and Zaragoza in Spain. He was elected the best player in South America in 2010 but now he is hitting the headlines not for his footwork skills but for his choice of body art. The midfielder has decided to immortalise his own face on his body just below another tattoo of his mother's face on the left side of his abdomen. His face is smiling in the tattoo and there is a star below with the word &acirc;Dale&acirc; &acirc; meaning to &acirc;go for it&acirc;. Pals said the tattoo was in remembrance of a great year for him in which his team beat arch rivals Gremio. But it has attracted plenty of negative comments from social media users who wonder whether "he is so stupid that he has forgotten what he looks like, or so vain he wants his own face on his body." One user commented: "Why doesn&acirc;t he just buy a mirror, its cheaper." Another wrote: "A perfect example of what the excess of ego can generate." However, he is not the first player to get a tattoo of themselves. Fellow Argentine player who plays for Cypriot club APOEL FC, Fernando Cavenaghi, also got his own face tattooed on his body earlier this year. (ends)
Selfie Tattoo For Self Obsessed Footballer
Pic shows: Andres DâAlessandro getting tattoo of his face on stomach. A Brazilian football star loves himself so much he decided to tattoo his own face onto his belly. Argentine-born player Andres D'Alessandro, 34, who plays for Brazilian club Internacional de Port Alegre as an attacking midfielder, was pictured getting the narcissistic portrait done at a tattoo parlour. He won an Olympic Gold medal with Argentina in 2004 and has played for Wolfsburg in Germany, Portsmouth in the UK and Zaragoza in Spain. He was elected the best player in South America in 2010 but now he is hitting the headlines not for his footwork skills but for his choice of body art. The midfielder has decided to immortalise his own face on his body just below another tattoo of his mother's face on the left side of his abdomen. His face is smiling in the tattoo and there is a star below with the word âDaleâ â meaning to âgo for itâ. Pals said the tattoo was in remembrance of a great year for him in which his team beat arch rivals Gremio. But it has attracted plenty of negative comments from social media users who wonder whether "he is so stupid that he has forgotten what he looks like, or so vain he wants his own face on his body." One user commented: "Why doesnât he just buy a mirror, its cheaper." Another wrote: "A perfect example of what the excess of ego can generate." However, he is not the first player to get a tattoo of themselves. Fellow Argentine player who plays for Cypriot club APOEL FC, Fernando Cavenaghi, also got his own face tattooed on his body earlier this year. (ends)
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Kolerov' and 'Fernhandhinhio - Man City fan gets tattoo's of favourite players spelt wrong
Manchester City fan @mancitybear has has Martin Tyler's commentry from Sergio Aguero's title deciding goal against QPR in May 2012 inked on his calf
City fan has Martin Tyler tribute tattoo
Manchester City fan @mancitybear has has Martin Tyler's commentry from Sergio Aguero's title deciding goal against QPR in May 2012 inked on his calf
For reference, here's the original celebration that 'JFP's tattoo commemorates. It may or may not be your taste, but you have to say that the artist who did the honours performed a very decent job.
Gary Neville: Real life v Tattoo
For reference, here's the original celebration that 'JFP's tattoo commemorates. It may or may not be your taste, but you have to say that the artist who did the honours performed a very decent job.
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
For reference, here's the original celebration that 'JFP's tattoo commemorates. It may or may not be your taste, but you have to say that the artist who did the honours performed a very decent job.
Gary Neville: Real life v Tattoo
For reference, here's the original celebration that 'JFP's tattoo commemorates. It may or may not be your taste, but you have to say that the artist who did the honours performed a very decent job.
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.<br><br>It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
Lionel Messi's football tattoo
Pictures emerged on Boxing Day showing Messi with a football tattoo on his famous left leg.

It has already been compared to the 'Microsoft Word clip art of a soccer ball'...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
McLaren till I die!
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
McLaren till I die!
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
Who said NASCAR is for rednecks?
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
McLaren till I die!
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
Who said NASCAR is for rednecks?
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
Three Lions on my, er, back?
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
McLaren till I die!
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
Who said NASCAR is for rednecks?
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
Three Lions on my, er, back?
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
Pick up a Penguin
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
Oakies' perfect game
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
Terry the Terror
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
Hoops in London
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
McLaren till I die!
A Jenson Button and McLaren fan shows her tattoo during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy in 2012. A lifelong fan no doubt!
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
Who said NASCAR is for rednecks?
Now that's dedication to your niche version of motor racing.
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
Three Lions on my, er, back?
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
Pick up a Penguin
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
Oakies' perfect game
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
Terry the Terror
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
Hoops in London
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
More Celtic fun.
Hail hail!
More Celtic fun.
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007
More Liverpool pride
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
Three Lions on my, er, back?
An England fan shows during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match with Montenegro at Wembley
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
Pick up a Penguin
A tattoo of Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that's dedication.
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
Oakies' perfect game
An Oakland Athletics fan shows of his tattooed leg commemorating Dallas Braden perfect game
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
Terry the Terror
A Dundee United fan shows his 'Terry the Terror' mascot tattoo
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
Hoops in London
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
More Celtic fun.
Hail hail!
More Celtic fun.
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007
More Liverpool pride
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
Hoops in London
A Celtic fan displays his tattoos during the Wembley Cup match between Celtic and Tottenham on July 26, 2009
More Celtic fun.
Hail hail!
More Celtic fun.
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007
More Liverpool pride
Another Liverpool tattoo from that night in Athens, 2007

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