Robert Covington is an American professional Basketball player who plays on a small forward position for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. Robert is no less when we talk about body tattoos. He has got ample of body inks which are close to his life incidences and. Let us explore his body inks.
1. ‘Eagle with open wings’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Robert’s right bicep we can see a bird with open feathers tattooed.
Meaning: The bird with open wings is most probably an eagle soaring high in the sky as there are dark clouds tattooed surrounding the eagle tattoo. An eagle tattoo is the symbol of strength, power, and the person’s willingness to soar high and achieve his dreams by rising above all.
2. ‘Ball in Hands’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left bicep there is a tattoo of pair of hands holding a basketball in them.
Meaning: Ball in hands is actually known as a gypsy tattoo that represents the openness and extrovert nature of an individual however, the tattoo on Robert’s bicep shows a basketball being held in a pair of hands. The tattoo relates to his love for the game, professionally. This is the most common tattoo that most of NBA players have got on their bodies.
3. ‘Dove Bird’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Right under his praying hands’ tattoo there is a flying sparrow tattooed on the inner side of Robert’s left bicep.
Meaning: The bird on his arm with open wings represents the dove bird which is considered as the symbol of purity, peace, and kindness.
4. ‘Skyline’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Robert’s left shoulder we can see the city skyline tattoo.
Meaning: Robert Covington was born in Bellwood, Illinois, United States. The tattoo shows the clouds, buildings, and towers thus, representing the city skyline on his body. This tattoo shows his love for his birth city.
5. Cross Tattoo
Tattoo: Robert’s right shoulder is tattooed with a cross. On the top of the cross tattoo, there are some dates inked that can be read as, 1942-2.6.2008.
Meaning: The tattoo signifies an important event of his life whereas, the cross is the symbol of Robert’s religious belief and faith i.e. Christianity.
6. Dark Clouds Tattoo
Tattoo: His left bicep is inked with dark clouds. Dark clouds are the way of depicting the darker phases of past life.
7. ‘Dedication’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left shoulder blade there is another word inked which can be read as, ‘Dedication’.
Meaning: Synchronizing the tattoo on his right shoulder blade this tattoo is his another source of motivation and dedication to live his life diligently and honestly and thus, the tattoo ‘Dedication’.
8. ‘Dreamcatcher’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his left bicep there is a dream catcher inked.
Meaning: Dream catcher is used as the symbol of protection against evil and bad. As the name suggests, it filters our negative thoughts and bad dreams and helps us catch, and reach to the level of our high soaring dreams and aspirations.
9. ‘Forgotten’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top of his eagle tattoo, he has got a word inked that says,’Forgotten’.
10. ‘Family Over Everything’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of Robert’s left forearm, Robert has got the words inked that says, ‘Family Over Everything’.
Meaning: Robert, is well known to be a highly dedicated family man among his companions. In an interview, he claimed that he can forgive and shed what all the needs to be done to give security and support to his loving family and for this, he has got this tattoo to dedicate his love for them.
11. ‘Hard Work’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top of his right shoulder blade there is a short phrase inked which can be read as, ‘Hard Work’.
Meaning: This tattoo talks of Robert’s beliefs and the idea of working and living his personal as well as work and professional life.
12. Left Leg Tattoo
13. ‘Heart and a key’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Robert’s left pec there is a faded tattoo which is actually a locked heart and a key tattoo.
Meaning: A key and lock is an important symbol of love and romance that is worn by couples. However, an individual who is single and looking for the love of his life may alone war the key and a heart with a lock and so, now we know what is the relationship status of Robert’s life.
14. Thigh Tattoo
Tattoo: Covering a major portion of his left thigh, we can see huge feathers tattooed.
Meaning: Feathers are the symbol of freedom, independence, and individuality however, the tattoo of Robert’s thigh might be a collaborated one referring to the dream catcher on his thigh. Feathers hereby, act as the means of reaching your dreams and goals of your life.
15. Prayer on Leg
Tattoo: Robert’s right leg is inked with a long prayer that begins with the words, ‘Lord Prayer’. It is the most common Christian prayer also known as ‘Our Father’. The tattoo itself is another proof that Robert is a religious person.
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those
who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom
and the power, and the glory,
forever and ever. Amen.
16. ‘Japanese Letters’ Tattoo
17. Name Initials Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top of his each shoulder we can see the initial of his own name inked as ‘R’ and ‘C’ on his right and left shoulder, respectively. R and C denote the initials of his name as ‘Robert Convington’.
18. Praying Hands Tattoo
Tattoo: Robert’s left bicep is tattooed with a pair of praying hands.
Meaning: Praying hands symbolizes the person’s desperation to seek God’s blessings. They are considered to be the symbol of Christian faith and also, they can mean the person’s sacrifice and his idea of living with respect for himself and his family.
19. ‘Roses and Bushes’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Robert’s right bicep is covered with few roses and rose bushes spread all over his inner right bicep.
Meaning: Rose is the symbol of love and romance whereas rose bushes are another symbol of Christain faith and belief.
20. ‘Rose’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his left bicep there is another rose tattoo inked. Rose, the symbol of love seems to be Robert’s, big love.
21. ‘Roaring Tiger’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of Robert’s left leg there is a face of a roaring tiger tattooed.
Meaning: The roaring tiger symbolizes the person’s strength, power, and urge to stand independent and free.
22. Thigh Tattoo
23. ‘Psalm 23’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Robert’s left ribcage we see a word tattooed that can be read as, ‘Psalm 23’.
Meaning: Psalm 23 from the bible talks about the strength of the person. It is also known as “Shepherd’s Psalm, Most people also get it inked just to show their faith in their religion i.e. Christianity. The words of the verse say ‘The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake’.
24. ‘Eagle’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Near his right knee there is another bird inked who is seen soaring high and taking flight. This is the second eagle tattoo inked on his body.
25. Tattoo on stomach
26. Writing on stomach
27. Ribcage Tattoo
28. ‘Truly Blessed’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Robert’s continuous claims about his religious beliefs and strong faith in Jesus has always been talked about. However, apart from this, he considers
himself to be a blessed child of God and all that he has achieved till now is because of his family and his guardian angel.
28. Writing on Right pec Tattoo