‘I am sick!’ A soccer fan shows his affection for Argentina’s soccer team by inking the shield logo 257x on his body
- A fan of Argentina’s River Plate soccer team showed off most of the 257 club shields that he has tattooed on his body
- The shield features a red diagonal band and the team’s Spanish initials ‘CARP,’ which stand for Club Atlético de River Plate (Athletic Club of River Plate)
- He has the shield covering his neck and back. His back, chest and abdomen are the most prominent areas for tattoos.
The 257 shield logos were tattooed onto a fan’s body to show his love for Argentina’s historic soccer team River Plate.
When a TyC sports reporter saw the artwork, the crazed fan had just witnessed River Plate’s defeat to Banfield at Antonio Vespucio Liberti Stadium Wednesday night.
Following multiple ink marks on his legs, the reporter asked him to stop.
A diehard fan of Argentine soccer team River Plate showed off the 257 club shield tattoos that he has on his body after attending a Wednesday night match
A man boasted of his River Plate shield tattoos that were inked around his neck and on the top of his head. Most of his tattoos can be found along his arms, back, stomach, and legs.
He lifted his shirt and revealed his tattooed chest, abdomen, back, neck, and stomach.
So visible were the 12 or more tattoos of his shield, he even had his hair cut.
The man stated, “I respect every tattoo. But mine is due to a sickness.” ‘I’m sick for River, sick, sick.’
The shield has a red diagonal band on the right side and the Spanish initials of the team, ‘CARP,’ which stands for Club Atlético de River Plate (Athletic Club of River Plate)
A man claimed to be River Plate’s greatest fan and has a total of 12 tattoos that depict the shield of the Argentine soccer league.
The tattoo in question features a shield with a red diagonal band on the right side and the Spanish initials of the team, ‘CARP,’ which stands for Club Atlético de River Plate (Athletic Club of River Plate).
River Plate fan and superfan, he boasted that his body’s art beat the tattoos that Brazilian soccer fans had inked.
“I know of a Botafogo enthusiast who has 83 tattoos. He replied, “I have 257 tattoos, and I’ve beat that one.”
River Plate’s rich history dates back to 1901 when it founded and named after Rio de la Delta, an inlet in the Buenos Aires town of Núñez.
They have won Argentina’s Primera Division (top-ranking division) 37 times. There are 14 national cups and the latest in 2021. In addition, River Plate has won 18 international titles, including four Copa Libertadores.