The Art and Significance Behind Neymar’s Inked Masterpiece

Neymar is a young promising footballer from Brazil, who plays in the Barcelona club and is the captain of the national team of his native country. Amazing talent immediately opened before the athlete a lot of opportunities. In addition to football, Neimar is fond of tattoos, there are more than 15 on his body. He does not disclose the meaning of each, football player does not comment more personal.

1 There are the words of the oath dedicated to his father inscribed on the chest.


2 There are tattoo inscriptions on the Neymar’s back, in translation meaning «Blessed.»


3 A diamond with the inscription «Sorella» appeared in 2013 on the left shoulder, dedicated to Sister Raffaele. In turn, the sister put the same tattoo on her body, with the inscription «fratello» only that is brother in translation.


4 The neck of the football player is decorated with the inscription «Todo passa». The tattoo of Neymar on the neck means in translation «Everything passes.»


5 There is the name of his son Davi Lucca on the forearm of the right hand; there is the date of his birth below that was made later.


6 A crown is tattooed before the name of his son.

7 Photos of Neymar’s tattoos on his legs show two inscriptions: «Ousadia» and «Alegria» (translated as «Courage» and «Joy»). These words are associated for the athlete with the transition to the football club Barcelona.


8 The tattoo of Neymar «Nadine», made on the left hand, is dedicated to the mother, this is her name. There are the heart and the sign symbolizing infinity on each side of the name.


9 The Neymar ‘s tattoo on the neck behind the right ear is the Roman numeral 4. It symbolizes the four closest people of the Brazilian: sister, mother, brother and son.


10 There is the word «Love» on the side of the left palm, dedicated to loved ones.


11 The outer side of the left hand is decorated with palms folded in prayer and the letters «FC», meaning the football club. They are associated with the case to which the Brazilian devoted his life.


12 There is an illustration of the crown on the ring finger of the left hand.


13 There is a tattoo of a fist symbolizing friendship below the diamond. His brother has the same tattoo.


14 From the back side of Neymar’s left hand is a tiger.


15 On the index finger of the right hand is an anchor, and on the back of the palm of the hand is a Catholic cross, it is a symbol of faith.


16 The footballer made a portrait of his best friend — his sister on the right shoulder.


17 The athlete made a tattoo «Shhh …» on the index finger of the left hand.


18 The back of the neck shows a symmetrical tattoo of a cross with feathers.


19 He has tattooed phrase «Never ending love» on the right side.


20 Next to the tattoo of the fist is an image of a treble clef.


21 There is an illustration of a cross with a crown on the inside of the left hand.


22 There is the inscription «Life is a joke» above the fist on the left hand.


Neymar’s tattoos show his love and affection for the family, faith, a sense of gratitude for everything he has. He is equally true to family and sport.