TIME World Cup

These Soccer Fans Wear Their Loyalties On Their Skin

If there was a World Cup for tattoos, these superfans would be competing for the trophy

Jerseys fade, face paint smears, and those foam “number 1″ fingers get bent out of shape – eventually — but there are more enduring expressions of loyalty toward one team, like full-body jersey tattoos. Soccer fans take team spirit to new heights with permanent ink.

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