Nigel Williams Goss’ 6 Tattoos & their Meanings

Nigel Williams-Goss is an American professional basketball player. He plays in the VTB United League for Lokomotiv Kuban. He was drafted in 2017 by Utah Jazz to the NBA and joined Lokomotiv in 2021.

Nigel has some amazing tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at his inks and the meanings behind them.

1. Name Tattoos

Tattoo: The right shoulder of the player has the name, “Valerie” tattooed on it and his left one has the name, “Virgil”

2. Chest Tattoo

Tattoo: The entire chest of the athlete is covered in a large tattoo piece. It consists of buildings, surrounded by two flowers with a banner over the buildings with the words, “Never forget where it all started” written on it. The right side of his chest also has the words, “Proverbs 3:5-6” tattooed on it.

Meaning: The tattoo of the buildings is a tribute tattoo of his hometown, Oregon. The proverbs on his chest represent the bible verse that says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths”

3. Cross Tattoo

Tattoo: Nigel’s stomach is covered by a large tattoo of Jesus Christ crucified on a cross. The words, “All Glory to God” are also tattooed below the cross. The right side of his body has a tattoo of a flower, the words, “Quitting lasts forever”, and a knuckleduster.

Meaning: The tattoo of the cross in the middle of his stomach represents his religious views. The tattoo represents the sacrifice of Jesus Christ to save humanity and the player’s faith in God.

4. Eye Tattoo

Tattoo: The side of his left lower leg has a tattoo of a pyramid on it. The top of the pyramid has a triangle on it with an eye in the middle, surrounded by rays of light. There is also a banner below the pyramid that reads, “THE POWER OF THE EYE”

Meaning: The tattoo represents the All-seeing eye, also called the Eye of Providence. The eye represents divine providence and the eye of God watching over humanity.

5. Cross and Design Tattoo

Tattoo: There is another small cross tattooed on Nigel’s left lower leg. The inside of his leg also has a design tattooed on it with words tattooed above and below it.

Meaning: The cross on his leg is one of the many tattoos that represent his religious views.

6. Back Tattoo

Tattoo: The word, “DREAM KEEPER” is tattooed across Nigel’s upper back.

Meaning: Nigel’s tattoo holds a deep meaning for him. He explained how the tattoo reminds him not to let naysayers break his dreams and also so that he keeps his promises to fulfill his goals in life.

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