Marvin Plattenhardt is a German professional football player who plays in Bundesliga for Hertha BSC and the German National Team as a defender. Marvin has many interesting tattoos on his body, along with many important dates as well. Let us take a look at his tattoos and the meanings behind them.
1. Mary Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the player contains a tattoo of the Virgin Mary on it. Instead of the regular light, there is an infinity symbol tattooed above her head.
Meaning: The tattoo of the Virgin Mary on his right shoulder is a symbol of unconditional love and hope during bad times. The tattoo watches over him and gives him strength.
2. ‘Cross and Flower’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Below the tattoo of Mary, there is a tattoo of a giant cross that covers his right bicep. There are also patterned lines done on his arm that cover his bicep and the cross. There is also a flower tattooed below the cross.
Meaning: The cross on the footballer’s arm represents his religious views and stands for the sacrifice of Jesus Christ to save humanity.
3. ‘Sparrow’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper part of the player’s right forearm contains a tattoo of a bird on it. The date, “10.10.88” is also tattooed right next to the bird.
Meaning: The date on his arm is one of many tattooed on his right arm and goes along with the quote that he has for his family on the inner side. All the different dates on his arm represent the date of birth of a family member. There is another tattoo for his family on his other bicep as well.
4. ‘Feather, Quote, and Date’ Tattoos
Tattoo: The outer side of his right forearm contains a large feather tattooed on it. There is also a quote tattooed above it that reads, “Take me as I am” and the date, “26.01.92” is tattooed right next to the feather.
Meaning: The tattoo of the feather on his arm is a symbol of bravery, courage, and freedom. The quote describes how he is proud of who he is and wants everyone to accept him the way he is. The date on his arm represents his own date of birth. He was born on 26 January 1992.
5. ‘Quote and Date’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The quote, “Only the sky is the limit” is tattooed below the tattoo of the feather on his right forearm and the date, “02.12.65” is tattooed on the inner side of his right wrist. The rest of his forearm is completely covered by a faded tattoo of scales.
Meaning: The quote on his arm is a motivational one that keeps pushing him forward to work harder and harder and the date represents the date of birth of another family member.
6. ‘Wings and Family’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm contains a pair of wings tattooed on it along with a date below them. The inner side of his right forearm contains the quote, “Save me and my family” tattooed on it along with little stars here and there. There is another date tattooed on the inner side of his elbow.
Meaning: The tattoo of the quote serves as a prayer and protects his family and himself. The wings on his arm represent the passing away of his beloved mother. Very little is known about his family members except for his father.
7. ‘Letters’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There are a few letters tattooed on the player’s left bicep. The letters are, “K, R, D, M, and L”
Meaning: The tattoo of the letters on his arm represents his family members’ names. The K represents his father, Kurt and the M represents his name, Marvin. He has not got any more tattoos on his left arm as his mother did not like tattoos and after she passed away. he decided he wanted to keep his left arm clean.
8. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: There are a few words tattooed on the player’s right pec. The words read, “LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO WORRY ABOUT STUPID THINGS. HAVE FUN! REGRET NOTHING. AND DON’T LET PEOPLE BRING YOU DOWN”
Meaning: The tattoo on his right pec is also a motivational one that helps him to ignore the things people say and enjoy his life to the fullest and motivates those around him to do so too.
9. ‘Wolf’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of the face of a wolf on Marvin’s right thigh.
Meaning: The tattoo of the wolf on his right thigh is a symbol of strength and courage. It also represents a guardian and serves as a protector for his family.
10. Thigh Tattoo
Tattoo: There is another quote tattooed on his left thigh. The quote reads, “Familie ist da, wo das Leben beginnt und die Liebe niemals endet”
Meaning: The quote is in German and translates to, “Family is where life begins and love never ends” and represents how much he loves and is close to his family.