The Best World Cup Player Tattoos

These soccer players are some of the most decorated men in sports, in more ways than one. All of them will soon be playing at the 2018 World Cup, where they'll be watched by billions of viewers around the world. But their skills on the field won't be the only thing on display: their tattoos will also get a global audience. Here, a look at the players with the most memorable ink. Above, Lionel Messi's calf tats.

DESIGN TIME FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images DESIGN TIME Olivier Giroud, France OUTSIDE OF THE LINES Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images OUTSIDE OF THE LINES Coach Jorge Sampaoli, Argentina NEVER A FAILURE, ALWAYS A LESSON Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images NEVER A FAILURE, ALWAYS A LESSON Jose Gimenez, Uruguay ELBOW ROOM Matthew Ashton/Corbis via Getty Images ELBOW ROOM Mathieu Debuchy, France WARRIOR KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images WARRIOR Vedran Corluka, Croatia LIKE A DIAMOND Soccrates Images/Getty Images LIKE A DIAMOND Ricardo Quaresma, Portugal PRIDE AFP Contributor/AFP/Getty Images PRIDE Marcos Rojo, Argentina ANGELIC MICHELE LIMINA/AFP/Getty Images ANGELIC Fedor Smolov, Russia IN ARMS WAY Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images IN ARMS WAY Aron Gunnarsson, Iceland HIS OTHER LEG John Froschauer/LatinContent/Getty Images HIS OTHER LEG Lionel Messi, Argentina AND NOW, THOSE ARMS CLAUDIO REYES/AFP/Getty Images AND NOW, THOSE ARMS Lionel Messi, Argentina INKED PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images INKED Sergio Ramos, Spain GOTTA HAVE FAITH Craig Mercer - CameraSport/CameraSport via Getty Images GOTTA HAVE FAITH Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, Brazil

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