West Coast celebrity Nic Naitanui just isn’t wanting followers in WA, however one lady has taken it to an all new degree by getting the ruckman’s signature tattooed on her arm.
The 30-year-old share an image of the tattoo on his Instagram as we speak, seemingly shocked himself on the degree of dedication of fan’s assist of him.
Naitanui had arguably his greatest season ever in 2020 together with his second All Australian berth and first since 2012 in addition to successful West Coast’s greatest and fairest, the John Worsfold Medal for the primary time, ending forward of wingman Andrew Gaff.
The star just isn’t uncomfortable with having his identify or face plastered over merchandise for the Eagles, with the cult hero even having his personal dreadlocked beanies bought on the membership, whereas his face is arguably probably the most acquainted of all of the Eagles gamers.
Nevertheless it appears there isn’t a stopping West Coast followers from showcasing their love for the Swan Districts-product, with the tattoo a brand new first within the state’s love for the AFL celebrity.
Though, the lady just isn’t the primary to take her fandom of a footballer to a tattoo parlour.
Perth man and Richmond superfan Ryan Wilhelm did one thing comparable in 2017, getting a tattoo of now three-time Norm Smith medallist Dustin Martin on his bum after the premiership victory, whereas a Western Bulldogs fan named Ben Michell bought premiership coach Luke Beveridge’s head on a Bulldogs’ physique tattooed on his leg.
“I’m a person of my phrase, I stated I used to be going to do it,” Wilhelm advised Seven Information.
“I like it.”
Final yr The West Australian found a bit woman who might presumably be Naitanui’s most lovable fan, Soleil Benstead, who cherished a hand-crafted Nic Naitanui doll which was made by a woman in Waroona.
“My favorite workforce is the West Coast Eagles and my favorite participant is Nic Naitanui,” Soleil stated.