Brazilian footballers celebrate Olympic gold with tattoos

Brazilian footballers celebrate Olympic gold with tattoos

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) The members of Brazil’s football team, led by star Neymar, dyed their hair gold and got Rio 2016 tattoos featuring the Olympic rings to celebrate their maiden gold medal win.

Neymar, who on Saturday scored the penalty kick that sealed Brazil’s win against Germany, showed off his gold hair and Olympic tattoo on Sunday, Efe news reported.

Luan, another star for Brazil during the Summer Games, also dyed his hair gold, along with teammate Rafinha, and got a Rio 2016 tattoo with the Olympic rings on the right side of his chest.

Gabriel Barbosa and Gabriel Jesus went for gold beards instead of golden hair to celebrate Brazil’s first gold medal in Olympic soccer.

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