Friday, 1 May 2009

Baller tattoos

Ok, so by now, people may possibly have realised I have a slight fascination/obsession with tattoos. I'm pretty much capable of staring at them for hours on end. There are some that I think are absolutely beautiful and suit the person, others that I think are beautiful and don't suit the person and then there's those that I totally HATE. I decided I'd do a blog post on them, because it's important you know the difference :P

Sergio Ramos' tattoos come very much under the 'love' category. I think they're awesome.
Erm, no, I do not at all have an urge to lick that tattoo. *polishes halo furiously* But if I'm totally honest, I don't actually like it that much. It's just...meh.
I love every single tattoo Alexis has. Except that thing on his back, but I'm choosing to ignore that. It doesn't exist.
Especially this one. It seriously does things to me. I think it is probably right up there as one of the best sleeve tattoos I have EVER seen.
Albelda's is just cute. And the fact that it's Dahveed's initials (actually Albelda's and his wife's) is just too much for me to handle.
Joaquin has his daughter's name on his arm. I think the idea of this tattoo is absolutely lovely, but tbh, I'm not so keen on the actual thing. Still, tattoos are supposed to mean something to the person with it, and it clearly does, so moving on...
Vicente has his name tattooed onto him. He also has the Valencia bat in between his shoulder blades. I want that exact same tattoo in that exact same place. I don't think I even need to tell you how I feel about his tattoos. I love him. I love them. Simple as that.
Nando's tattoos are pretty darn cool as well. I love that he's such a geek, he got his name in Elvish tattooed onto him. Mind you, Elvish tattoos were a big hit with footballers at one point. Cesc. Oh Cesc. That thing on your elbow is awful. It's random. It's not a particularly attractive tattoo and the placement is just totally off. It needs to be turned into a full sleeve. Or at the very least, a half sleeve. Shame he doesn't look the type...
I really don't like Matthew Taylor's tattoo either. I think he's far too pretty for it, and I don't think it suits him. The tattoo itself isn't that bad, just not on him.
Dagger has cool tattoos. I would post pics of them all if I could be bothered, but you're just stuck with this one because I don't think it's as well known as all his other ones, it's always covered up.
And then there's David Beckham. Man of 203857853 tattoos. I honestly think he should have stopped about 203857847 tattoos ago, because they're all too busy and in time they're going to just look shitty. Sorry Becks, but those sleeves are awful.

What are your fave baller tattoos? Feel free to post in the comments.


Sarah said...

Sadly, I agree with you about Cesc's. I hope he doesn't turn it into a sleeve though, I'm not a massive fan of sleeve tats. Ah well, I'll like him whatever he does. If I can live through the mullet, I can live through anything!

Overall, I think that lots of tattoos suit some people but not others.

Oh and I like the idea of the bat!

Dani PLQ said...

Loveeeeee Alexis' Sleeve Tattoo!
and i love the Ramos' tats

Love the Bat idea !!

thisislola said...

Did you mention licking of tattoo's?!?!?!?!?!?!? I think you probably already know my feelings about Sergio's behind the ear tattoo. *faints at thought of it*


Ok, I've recovered

Danny's tattoo's <3

Chente's bat <3

Cesc, no sweeheart, just no.

Mr Beckham. STOP, RIGHT NOW *sings* thankyou very mcuh, I need somebody with a human touch... lalalalala I can't remember the rest of the words

Bojan has a tattoo on his back, but the only photo I can find of it is a terrible quality screencap so I'm not sure if I like it or not.

*Is just about to reveal the scale of her geek-dom* *mumbles* Nando's elvish tattoo is mis-spelt *blushes and runs away*

Clarice (Aianna) said...

What do you mean slight obsession? Are you kidding me?

You do already know what I think of tattoos and I'm lazy to type the whole thing again lol so I'm just going to say:

1. Albelda's is my favorite.
2. I want Vicente's Chinese tattoo. If ever I will get one, I'm going to get my Chinese name inked on me. But then that's never going to happen lol.
3. Danny Agger is the coolest ever. He's my favorite baller in this category.
4. I hate Becks', Cesc's and Matthew Taylor's. Sergio's, Marco's, Quino's and Nando's are meh. But I like Nando's #9 one.
5. I am ignoring someone.

That is all, ktnxbai :D

Clarice (Aianna) said...

And I totally forgot about the bat. I want the bat. (and the one who has it lol)

choccobear said...

LOL so much at Cesc's tattoo. For me it somehow fits him bc it is just sooo random. only cesc.

I love, love sergio's tats and agger's tats and u have officially made me fall in love with alexis' sleeve. I also like canna's azn samurai man on his shoulder. <3 tattoos.

Misty Stiletto said...

I like tattoo's on other people. Never on me though.

I think some of Sergio's are hot, others are a bit crap.

The hip one is ohmifunkingod gorgeous. I could lick it forever.

I like Matthew Taylors too, he is pretty with a dirty great sleeve, it works for me.

Daggers are all hot.

Cesc makes me pee with laughter at his attempt.

Becks has gone too far, but it's Becks, so I can deal with them.

chicnandia said...

I think most of you know by now how I feel for Sergio's tatts...LOVE THEM ALL SO MUCH (ok,apart from that ugly wizard(?) thing on his back,yeah it scares me)
I adore Nando's foot one (me wants to lick and lick and lick)
As for Cesc its so awful and whats up with the elbow hole?But if it turns into a sleeve one then YUMMY

Anonymous said...

Loved your post. I too love sleeves! I want my next tattoo to be in Elvish on my forearm. I found this website that offers Elvish transcriptions for tattoos and other writings. I'm going to use them to help me plan out my next tattoo.

nicoLFC said...

Who is the guy with the sleeve tattoo? u have a close up and also i think its the same guy pulling the boat out of the sea. Is this a football player? many thanks YNWA

Gina Villamelon said...

That's Alexis Ruano, he's a defender at Valencia CF.

nicoLFC said...

Many Thanks Gina, i need to find more close up shots of his sleeve tat, i am booked in with a tattooist in November for something similar. If u find anymore close ups of Alexis' arm be sure to let me know. Thanks once again x

Gina Villamelon said...

No problem! I'll look through the pics I have on my laptop to see if I have any more close ups of it and post them in the comments for you if I do find any :D

nicoLFC said...

Your a star, Do you mean that you will leave the pictures on this thread?

Gina Villamelon said...

Hmm, I thought I had more than that on here, apparently the only close up I have is that one in the post. The only picture I have where you can see his whole arm is this:

But it's not that close up or detailed, so yeah, the best bet is the one in the actual post.

nicoLFC said...

Gina, Your help has been tremendous, I am going to get a tattoo like Alexis' now. It is booked for the 24th November, cannot wait!

Gina Villamelon said...

No problem! Glad I could help. Good luck with the tattoo!

You realise I shall be wanting a picture of it now when it's done lol :P

nicoLFC said...

I am having it done in 6 days time, only three quarter of my sleeve though, maybe i could email it you when its done, or you could tell me another way of showing you. I am very excited. Muy feliz tambien! ;) x

Gina Villamelon said...

Sounds like a plan! I think I can be patient enough to wait until it's done and healed.

And all this talk of tattoos is making me desperate to go and get one now. If only I had the money...