Micah Richards stunned by Richarlison’s ‘weird’ back tattoo, saying: ‘It’s a bit ridiculous, isn’t it’ | The Sun
RICHARLISON has left Micah Richards stunned with his "weird" back tattoo.
The Tottenham forward celebrated his first league goal of the season in the dramatic 4-3 encounter between Liverpool and Spurs at Anfield on Sunday.
After believing he had rescued a point for Spurs, the 25-year-old took off his shirt and showed off his back tattoo while celebrating.
The inkwork, which the Brazilian had done in December, features Brazil legend Ronaldo, Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar and himself.
However, former Manchester City star Richards was left baffled by it.
He told BBC 5 Live's The Monday Night Club: "It's a bit ridiculous that isn't it?
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"I mean R9 (Ronaldo) a legend of the game. Neymar has done very well for himself but why would you get him tattooed?
"Neymar is an outstanding player but it's weird, he's still playing.
"I mean if it was like people who have retired I would get it, but Neymar's his team-mate."
And Richards did not stop there, claiming: "It's like me getting a tattoo of Daniel Sturridge.
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"I mean I like him, I love him, he's a quality player but I'm not going to get a tattoo of him."
Speaking to GQ Sports about the tattoo in February, Richarlison explained: "Ronaldo was my hero when I first started football.
"Neymar is of my generation, but a few years ahead of me. I wanted to play like him and have the same hair.
"And then I added myself, because I'm inspired by myself too."
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