Corentin Tolisso is a French professional football player who plays as a midfielder in the Bundesliga for Bayern Munich and the France National Team. He started his career at Lyon academy and made it to the first team, and joined Bayern in 2017, winning the Champions League with them in 2020. He has some pretty interesting tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at them and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Compass and Quote’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper left arm of the player has a tattoo of a compass on it. The compass is also surrounded by a quote that reads, “Never Forget Where You Came From”.
Meaning: The tattoo of the compass represents a direction and along with the quote the tattoo is a tribute to his hometown, Tarare, and how he grew up. The tattoo shows that he has not forgotten his roots and all the hard work he did to achieve his goals.
2. ‘Cards’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There are two playing cards tattooed below the compass on his arm. The cards contain the “P” with clubs, and the “M” with a heart.
Meaning: The tattoo of the cards represents his parents, Vincent and Marie-Chantal whom he adores very much.
3. ‘Lion’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his left forearm has the tattoo of the face of a growling lion on it. The word, “Family” is also tattooed on the inner side of his wrist.
Meaning: The tattoo goes along with the tattoo on his outer forearm and represents his family.
4. ‘Lioness and Cub’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Tolisso’s forearm has a lioness tattooed on it. There is also a lion cub tattooed below the lioness near his wrist.
Meaning: Both the tattoos along with the lion on the inside represents himself and his parents. Family is very important for Corentin and the tattoo represents how strong his family is and how they all protect each other like Lions.
5. ‘T’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The letter, “T” is tattooed on the upper left wrist of the player on a dark background.
Meaning: The tattoo also goes with the pack of lions on his forearm representing his family members and stands for his family name, Tolisso.