School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


17 Jul 2014

What experts think about World Cup ink...

This year's World Cup has been touted as the "most heavily inked of all time", with seemingly more players than ever sporting tattoos.

But while the body is the canvas, what can the tattoos reveal about a player's possible state of mind?

Dr David Fletcher, of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, is one of the experts trying to "decode" the tattoos of World Cup football stars in an entertaining article for BBC News Magazine: