Alberto Gilardino’s 12 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Alberto Gilardino is a famous professional Italian football manager. Alberto has been the former player and has played as a striker for various Italian clubs. Currently, he is the head coach of the Serie D club, Siena. Alberto is also known to be a tattoo lover and this is evident from his multiple body inks. Let us explore them.

Alberto Gilardino

1. Football Tattoo

Alberto football tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tiny football inked on the inner side of Alberto’s right bicep. Football tattoo shows his deep love for his game and his career. Until he announced his retirement in 2018 and later, took hold of the position as a head coach/manager.

2. ‘G’ Tattoo

Alberto G Tattoo

Tattoo: On his right wrist, Alberto has got the alphabet ‘G’ inked.

Meaning: G might have been used to denote his love for his three daughters. Their names initiate from the letter ‘G’ and also, Alberto’s surname also initiates with the letter ‘G’. The names of his three daughters are Ginevra Gilardino, Gemma Gilardino, and Giulia Gilardino. Also, most of the tattoos on Alberto’s body are dedicated to his daughters.

3. Daughters’ Names Tattoo

Alberto left forearm tattoo

Tattoo: On his inner right forearm, Alberto has got the names of his three daughters tattooed.

Meaning: The tattoo details the names; Gemma, Giulia, and Ginevra who were born to Alberto and his wife, Alice in the year, 2011, 2012, and 2008, respectively. Alberto is very fond of his daughters and this is evident from his multiple body tattoos that are dedicated to them.

4. Rose Petals Tattoo

Alberto rose petals tattoo

Tattoo: there are rose petals and tiny red hearts inked on his upper arm.

Meaning: Red hearts and roses are both, the symbol of love, affection, romance, and symbol of romantic love between couples.

5. ‘Santa Claus’ Tattoo

Alberto santa claus tattoo

Tattoo: Right below his Peppa Pig tattoo, Alberto has got the tattoo of Santa Claus.

6. Star on Elbow

Alberto star tattoo

Tattoo: Alberto has got the five-pointed star inked on his right elbow.

Meaning: Star is the symbol of direction and guidance. It is also believed to be the symbol of honor, desire, hope, and intuition. It lets you stay on the right track in your life and also, stay true to yourself. A five-pointed star is the representation of five aspects of life:  love, truth, peace, freedom, and justice, running from right to left in the clockwise direction.

7. Wrist Tattoo

Alberto wrist tattoo

Tattoo: On his left wrist, Alberto has got a band with some logo inside it tattooed.

8. ‘Peppa Pig’ Tattoo

Alberto Peppa pig Tattoo

Tattoo: Alberto has got the tattoo of the Peppa Pig on his inner left arm.

Meaning: Peppa Pig is a popular cartoon character from the Television series, Peppa. He got it tattooed in the year 2013 for the love of his daughters Ginevra, Gemma, and Giulia. The television series was the favorite of his three daughters and they wanted him to get it done on his body.

9. Writing on Forearm

Alberto writing on arm tattoo

10. ‘Butterfly’ Tattoo

Alberto butterly tattoo

Tattoo: Butterfly tattoo on his right bicep.

Meaning: Butterfly is the universal symbol of transformation and transition. It can symbolize the transition from the ‘old you‘ to the new you, or from the past dark phase of your life leading towards the new bright future.  They also have a romantic meaning as they stand for, ‘young love’. Butterflies represent joys, grace, beauty, rebirth, and act as the metaphor for transformation and hope.

11. Red Flowers Tattoo

Alberto red flower tattoos

Tattoo: There are multiple red flowers inked on Alberto’s right inner bicep. They are made to surround the butterfly tattoo on his arm. Flowers symbolize freshness, love, friendship, hope, and socialization.

12. Butterfly on Shoulder Tattoo

Alberto butterfly tattoos

Tattoo: Alberto has got another butterfly tattoo on his right shoulder.

Meaning: Butterfly is the symbol of love, freshness, and new beginnings. Butterflies roam around the flowers similarly we the youngsters also hover around and socialize among people. These tattoos are symbolic of young love. Also, they can represent transformation, rebirth, and change of one’s attitude/life phase to a positive one.

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