back to top

The Most Outrageous Tattoos Of The 2014 World Cup

Tattoos, like memories, last forever.

Posted on

Some have been inspired by famous incidents.

ESPN

Yes, that infamous incident.

Julian Finney / Getty Images

Regardless of spelling.

Fan gets Luis Suarez bite tattoo... there's one thing badly wrong with it: http://t.co/bnloyobxNy #lfc

Metro Sport@Metro_Sport

Fan gets Luis Suarez bite tattoo... there's one thing badly wrong with it: http://t.co/bnloyobxNy #lfc

8:01 AM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

We will always be reminded of his presence.

Some have been overly optimistic — “hexa” is a prefix for six in Portuguese — in anticipation of Brazil’s sixth title.

If only it were true.

This is the saddest thing ever. Poor old Brazil #bra

Tom Warren@tomwarren

This is the saddest thing ever. Poor old Brazil #bra

2:01 PM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some are likenesses of the players, like Clint Dempsey.

instagram.com

And this dead-on Neymar piece.

Players have interesting tattoos as well, like Theofanis Gekas of Greece's forearm piece “寒冷殺人魔” which is Japanese for “cold murder demon.”

Mark Kolbe / Getty

Or Chile’s Mauricio Pinilla who immortalized his heartbreak...

AP/Martin Meissner

... By getting this tattoo on his back.

Along with two on his face.

Others like Italy's Mario Balotelli use tattoos as inked inspiration.

He is the "punishment of God."

Getty / Claudio Villa

Italian teammate Daniele de Rossi's ink provides a warning...

Claudio Villa / Getty

... Beware of slide tackles.

VINCENZO PINTO/AFP / Getty Images

The Netherlands Wesley Sneijder’s body art has spawned Michael Jackson rumors.

VI-Images / VI-Images via Getty Images

Whether it's intentional or otherwise there is at least a slight resemblance.

VI-Images / VI-Images via Getty Images

Thanks to superstars like Neymar, we are all truly "blessed" to have seen these unique works of art.

instagram.com

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points