Francisco “Paco” Alcácer García is a Spanish professional footballer. He currently plays for Villarreal as a striker and also represents the Spanish National Team. He started his professional career young and made his first appearance in the first team in 2010 for Valencia. He has also represented many big clubs in football such as FC Barcelona, Getafe, and Borussia Dortmund. Paco has some interesting tattoos on his body like most footballers. Let us take a look at them and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Angel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of an angel with the sun and the clouds behind her head on his left shoulder. The tattoo is completed with birds flying around the angel and a quote tattooed above the angel’s head. There are also two banners tattooed below the angel that read, “Always in my mind” and “Papa”.
Meaning: The angel tattoo is watching over his father. Paco lost his father, who had the same name as him at a young age. This tattoo represents his love for his father.
2. ‘Papa’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Below the word, Papa on his upper left arm, there is a tattoo of a flower that covers the area around his elbow.
3. ‘Bird’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of the footballer’s left forearm contains a tattoo of a bird on it with its wings spread.
4. ‘Jesus’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Paco’s left forearm contains a large tattoo of Jesus Christ.
Meaning: The tattoo represents the religious views of the footballer.
5. ‘Rose’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a rose flower on the upper side of his left wrist along with a date tattooed below it.
Meaning: The date refers to the year, 1966 which is the date of birth of his father. Paco lost his father in 2011 due to a Heart Attack. This is another one of his tattoos that shows how much he loved him.
6. ‘Woman’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of the face of a woman on the footballer’s left bicep.
7. ‘Flowers’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of Paco’s right forearm contains a tattoo of two rose flowers on it.
8. ‘Boy’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm contains a tattoo of a man holding a baby boy and kissing him on the head.
Meaning: This is another one of his tribute tattoos for his father. The man in the tattoo is his father, holding him like a baby in his arms. Paco is often seen kissing this tattoo after scoring a goal.
9. ‘Hands and Date’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The area around his right elbow contains a tattoo of two pairs of hands on it. The first one is big and belongs to an adult along with little baby hands. There is also a date tattooed on the side of his right forearm, just below his elbow. The date is, “10/2/2018”
Meaning: The date represents October of 2018 when Paco Alcacer scored a record-breaking 6 goals in 81 minutes for Borussia Dortmund.
10. ‘Chess Piece’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The footballer’s right bicep contains a tattoo of a chessboard design with many pieces tattooed on it with the focus being on a very ornate Queen’s chess piece.
11. ‘Compass’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of his right lower leg contains a tattoo of a compass on it with a few patterns tattooed above and below the compass to complete the whole design.