World Tattoo Day: Sports stars and their cool tattoos

Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 08:37
  • Brendon McCullum always seen sporting one

    New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum watches from the balcony dressing room during the second day of the first Test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at The Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 19, 2009. Pics/ AFP

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  • World Tattoo Day: Sports stars and their cool tattoos

    Indian captain Virat Kohli sporting an arm tattoo

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  • World Tattoo Day: Sports stars and their cool tattoos

    England cricketer captain Kevin Pietersen watches his team-mates play during a warm-up match against Mumbai XI at The Brabourne Cricket Stadium in Mumbai on November 11, 2008

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  • Serena and Venus Williams explore one in Dubai

    Emirati women make Henna tattoo on US tennis champions Serena (R) and her sister Venus Williams (C), during a special ceremony of the WTA Dubai Women's Duty Free in Dubai 01 March 2005

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    David Beckham, a star famous for tattoos, sports one of his newborn daughter's name "Harper" on the left side of his neck after the match against FC Dallas at The Home Depot Center on August 6, 2011

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    Former world heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson weighs in at the Blackburn Center at Howard Univeristy in Washington, DC, 09 June 2005. Tyson's face tattoo is one of the most unique ones in history

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    French swimmer Esther Baron attends a training session on July 24, 2009 at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Rome

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  • Bulgaria's top female sprinter, Ivet Lalova

    A picture shows the tattoo on the stomach of Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova after she competed in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu on August 28, 2011

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  • German High Jump star Ariane Friedrich

    Ariane Friedrich of Germany celebrates after winning the women's high jump event during the ISTAF (Internationales Stadionfest) IAAF World Challenge on August 22, 2010 in Berlin

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  • NBA star Allen Iverson's fashion statement

    The United States' Allen Iverson, with tattooed arm, sits on the bench during Olympic Games preliminary basketball competition against Angola at the Helliniko Indoor Arena 23 August 2004 in Athens

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About The Gallery

Sports stars from around the world have a huge liking for body ink. On World Tattoo Day, we take a look at some of the coolest and craziest tattoos sported by players

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