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

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

Michael Phelps tattoo

Fan gets tattoo of Michael Phelps' 'death stare' tattooed on leg.

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.

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.

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

Manchester United 1958 team tattoo - as modelled by a Reds supporter

Mario Balotelli Superfan

Neymar Tattoo

Neymar

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)

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

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

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.

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'...

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

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