José María Giménez de Vargas is a Toledian Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguay National Team. He is a strong, solid, and a fast-moving defender who is best known by the nickname “EL Comandante“. Gimenez without a doubt is a huge fan of body inking as his body features the tattoos of different arts and designs. Let us study about them and identify their meanings.
1. ‘Lady in a Viel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Jose Maria Gimenez’s lower abdomen features a tattoo of a figure of a woman.
Meaning: With her eyes closed and her head tilted down, the figure of women appears to be either peacefully praying or expressing grief.
2. ‘Queen’s Crown and Diamond’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Toledian Central defender’s chest is covered with a tattoo of a crown of a queen topped with a tiny cross on it and a diamond arising from its left side stretching to his shoulder, is inked on it.
3. ‘Rose and a Banner’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder blade of Jose Maria Gimenez is inked with a rose and a banner.
Meaning: A full blossomed rose and a banner attached to it reads, “never a failure always a lesson” which means no matter what you do in life don’t see it as something wrong or negative because nothing is a failure it’s just something we can all learn from.
4. Quote on his side
Tattoo: To Jose Gimenez’s right side of his rib cage there is a quote that reads,” easy come, easy go”.
Meaning: The phrase, “easy come, easy go” is the expression that expresses two different things. The first is as consolation after losing something that was acquired easily, such as gambling money. It represents the fact that you are letting things come to you easily you should be confident to bear the loss of some things too.
5. ‘A Diamond, Butterfly, Flower petal’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Jose Gimenez’s left pec there are tattoos of a diamond on which word Fearico with numeric text III-IV-XIII is inked surrounded by a four-petal flower and a butterfly hovering around it.
Meaning: Diamond containing roman numerals III-IV-XIII is significant of date 03-04-13 of his debut when he was just 19 years old.
6. Agustina Gimenez’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The lower right side of Jose Gimenez’s abdomen contains the ink of the name, “Agustina Gimenez”.
7. ‘Roses’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of Jose Gimenez’s chest has a tattoo of two fully blossom roses inked on it.
8. ‘Floral design’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across Jose Gimenez’s chest a floral design similar to the basic pattern on the soccer ball is inked throughout his upper abdomen.
9. ‘Dog Paws’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across Jose Gimenez’s back exists tattoos of numerous dog paw prints inked starting from his back and going down towards his lower back.
Meaning: Significance of covering the whole of his back with numerous dog paw prints is his strong bond with his paw friends, his pets, his dogs
9. ‘MAMA’, ‘PAPA’, ‘JOSE’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The calf muscles of the left and right leg of Jose Gimenez contain the ink that reads, “MAMA” and “PAPA” on his left and “JOSE” on his right leg, respectively.
Right Arm Tattoos
10. ‘A Hand holding Football’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of Jose Gimenez is inked with a tattoo of a hand holding a football inked.
11. ‘Depiction of Childhood’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The bicep of Jose Gimenez’s right arm has a tattoo of a scene from his childhood. He decided to get it done in the remembrance of his childhood days and revolves around his origin as a footballer.
12. ‘Portrait of Jose Gimenez’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Jose Gimenez right bicep has a tattoo of a portrait of himself on the ground inked in a jersey of Atlético Madrid.
13. ‘Baby Face’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Jose Giminez has tattooed his right forearm with a portrait of his childhood face.
14. ‘Angel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of the footballer’s right arm has a depiction of an angel holding an arrow in action. Angels are the symbols of goodluck and guardians.
15. ‘Roman Numeral’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Jose Gimenez’s wrist of right arm has a tattoo of Roman numerals that reads, “XII-XII” , “MMXIV”.
Meaning: The numeric text inked on Jose Gimenez’s wrist is decoded as date Dec-11-2014 which is debut date of his National debut.
16. ‘Moon and Mountain’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Onto the upper side of Jose Gimenez’s right hand there is a tattoo of a landscape and an eye inked on it. The tattoo has a full moon that is arising from behind a mountain and a leopard eye.
17. ‘NANU LULA’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across the knuckles of Jose Gimenez’s right hand there is a tattoo of the word, “NANU” “LULA”.
18. ‘Watch’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of the footballer’s right arm has a tattoo of a vintage stopwatch inked on it.
19. ‘Elephant Trunk’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of footballer’s right bicep has a tattoo of a customized elephant trunk mixed with some floral design inked on it.
20. ‘Eye’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of the footballer’s right arm has a tattoo of an eye inked on it.
Left Arm Tattoos:
21. ‘Flock of Birds’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of Jose Gimenez’s left forearm there is a tattoo of flying birds in blue color inked on it.
22. ‘Smile’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of Jose Gimenez’s right hand has a tattoo of a text that reads, “smile” inked on it.
23. ‘Kid Face’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Jose Gimenez’s left arm has a realistic tattoo of the face of a child inked on it.
24. ‘Hand Glove’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of the head of the footballer slightly behind his right ear has a tattoo of red hand glove signaling the sign of victory.
25. ‘Comic Cartoon’s’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of the footballer’s left thigh contains two characters of comic cartoons.
Meaning: The cartoons are inspired by sports such as one is holding a football and another is holding a whistle.
26. ‘Date’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left leg of Jose’s is inked with a number right under his knee.
Meaning: The number reads 08.09.2011 that further explains the eighth of September 2011 which is said to be an important day for him, as told by him to some sources.
27. ‘Son’s name and footprints’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of Jose Gimenez’s left thigh features the name of his son that reads “lautaro” followed by his footprints under it.
28. ‘Motorcycle and a Mike’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of Jose Gimenez’s right thigh contains a customized tattoo that includes a vintage motorbike, a mike, and a bridge inked.
29. Unknown Tattoo
30.’Tribal People’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of Jose Gimenez’s abdomen contains a tattoo of tribal people inked right below his, “easy come easy go” tattoo. The people are inked in black and white cloaks.