DOUGLAS COSTA has got a permanent reminder of how lightning quick he is by having bolts tattooed to the back of both legs.
‘The flash’ got the etching on his calves this summer ahead of his first season as a fully-fledged Juventus player.
Getty – Contributor Costa showed off the tattoos during his pre-season training session with Juventus
Instagram / @zacatattoo Costa posed with his tattoo artist ‘zaca tattoo’ for Instagram
The 27-year-old had the lightning bolts etched into his hairline during his first stint in Turin, but he’s now gone to more drastic measures to make the bolts a permanent fixture.
He got the ink done in his native Brazil, following the World Cup, and posed with the artist after the inking.
The Brazilian showed off his new ink-work on Instagram, and his tattoo artist heaped praise on ‘the flash’.
The flash is Costa’s signature logo and features on his Instagram and on clothes that he wears.
His original lightning bolts were etched into his hair
DC11 with two lightning bolts is Costa’s personal logo
Costa signed a four year deal with the Italian club this summer after spending a season on loan with them.
He flourished at the Old Lady and helped Juve to a domestic double in his maiden season, by finding the back of the net six times and providing 14 assists.
And shortly after signing on the dotted line, he welcomed Cristiano Ronaldo to club who he’s already hailed as an ‘absolute machine’.
He said: “It is impossible to follow Cristiano Ronaldo in training.
“When we arrive, he is already training, when we leave he is still training, I have never seen a player like it.”
Getty – Contributor It’s not the Brazilian’s first tattoo as he practically has sleeves on his arms
Instagram / @zacatattoo The tattoo artist showed off his handy-work and said he was so pleased ‘the flash’ had chosen him to ink his calves Sign up for Dream Team 2018/19 now
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