Aleksandar Kolarov is a Serbian Professional Footballer. He plays for the Italian club AS Roma and also captains the Serbian National Team. He is known for his attacking runs, his striking ability, and his accuracy with free-kicks with his left foot. Aleksandar also played a large part of his career(7 years) at Manchester City. Till date, he has made over 500 appearances and has scored 53 goals as a defender. Aleksandar Kolarov has many tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at them and explore the meanings they hold.
1. ‘Vine’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper part of his left arm and his left shoulder are covered in a large tattoo of a vine with many little flowers and a large orange-colored flower.
2. Bicep Tattoo
Tattoo: The vine tattoo on his upper arm extends to his bicep and extends into another flower.
3. Sleeve Tattoo
Tattoo: Aleksandar’s left sleeve is completely covered in different kinds of flowers in red and purple tattooed with a black background.
4. ‘Roma’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer part of his right forearm just near his elbow, contains the words, ROMA inked on it in bold, red ink. Just below this tattoo, is another tattoo of tribal design with the word, “ducurit” tattooed below it.
Meaning: Aleksandar got this tattoo to show his love and respect for his current club, AS Roma.
5. ‘Eye and Poem’ tattoos
Tattoo: The outer side of his left forearm contains the tattoo of an eye, tattooed in a separate box. The lower side of his right forearm contains a poem inked on it. His upper right arm also contains a tattoo of a kiss made out of a lipstick mark.
6. ‘Patterns and Flowers’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner part of his left forearm is also covered in flowers and designs done with a black background which matches the rest of his sleeve. His right forearm contains the tattoo of a heart and a dotted pattern on two locations. There is also another large red flower inked on the inner side of his left arm, where the elbow folds.
7. Chest Tattoos
Tattoo: The footballer’s left pec contains a large tattoo of a decaying skull with one hollow eye socket and the other one still containing the eyeball. The skull is covered in worms and lines representing hair. The middle part of his chest contains a map outline of Europe done behind longitude and latitude lines. His right pec contains a tattoo of a compass. Below the compass, the roman letters, “XXII V MMXII” and ” XII II MMIX” are tattooed. Just behind his compass, are the tattoos of the cards, A of clubs, 5 of hearts and 10 of spades.
Meaning: The map contains his home country, Serbia. The compass goes with the map tattoo as a tool to find his way. The date, “XXII V MMXII” means 22-05-2012 and is the date of birth of his son, Nikola Kolarov. The date,” XII II MMIX” means, 12-02-2009 which is the date on which his daughter, Una Kolarov was born.
8. Portraits on Right Forearm
Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm contains a tattoo of portraits of a little boy and a girl. His right bicep also contains a few lines inked on it.
Meaning: The portraits are of his son, Nikola Kolarov who he named after his brother and his daughter, Una Kolarov.
9. City Tattoo
Tattoo: The defender’s upper right arm and shoulder are covered in a tattoo of a portrait of the city of Rome. The outer side shows a few buildings and the inner side shows the Roman Colosseum with eagles flying over it. His wrist also contains the tattoo of an anchor.
10. Man and Scythe Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner part of his right forearm also contains a tattoo of an old man holding a large rod with a blade attached to it.
Meaning: The man is holding a scythe and is a reference to the Grim Reaper.