Since December 18, 2022, thousands of Argentines have taken turns with tattoo artists to record the conquest of the
World Cup in Qatar
on their skin .
And among them, the majority choose an image of
, although not all are anonymous:
showed his latest tattoo, with the image of Leo.
The defender and icon of the
Argentine National Team
chose his social networks to publish a video showing the process of his most recent tattoo, located on the right side of his torso.
Lying on a stretcher and having fun with his tattoo artist, Otamendi only revealed at the end of the one minute and 15 second video that he decided to immortalize the captain and symbol of Argentina.
The chosen design is that Messi who caresses the World Cup just before lifting it.
There is also another small image of the classic celebration of the best player in the world with his index fingers pointing to the sky.
And, as if that were not enough, the trophy obtained in Qatar, which was added to the 2021 Copa América and the 2022 Finalissima that were already in the shoes of the central defender.
In addition, the Benfica player added the date of the World Cup conquest and two phrases to the drawings: "eternal glory" and "how are they going to convince me that magic doesn't exist".
The last one is a fragment of the Wos song "Arrancarmelo", the theme he used to musicalize the tattoo video.
Messi's message to Otamendi for the tattoo.
Otamendi's decision to tattoo his partner did not go unnoticed by the fans, much less by Messi himself, who thanked him by reposting the video in a story on his Instagram account, which is followed by 448 million people.
"I saw a lot of spectacular things that were made of me from the Cup, but that a colleague, a friend like Nicolás Otamendi, gets this tattoo is something more than special
Thank you very much, Ota !!!", wrote La Pulga .
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