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Inked Up! Ex-Pirates Goalkeeper Showcases Three Bold Tattoos

As a form of expression, many footballers have made tattoos part and parcel of their looks, as is the case with this former Orlando Pirates star who went big at the ink parlour. Check it out!

To see the Bucs star’s tattoos, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

When it comes to heavily inked players in the PSL today, the likes of Keagan Buchanan, Thembinkosi Lorch and Mthokozisi Dube reign supreme and it looks like they could well add to their collection in years to come.

New Ink

As for the player in question, Brighton Mhlongo recently took to his Instagram account where he showcased three bold tattoos. The ink word done shows a number ‘29’, a figure walking up a staircase surrounded by clouds and also an eye tattoo.

In explaining the tattoos, Mhlongo cited Biblical scriptures for each one as seen in the caption of his IG post as follows.


Tatt’s Explained

1 (29 number emoji)

“'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. '”

2 (Dove emoji)

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“May ur dreams and legacy continue to be fulfilled through ur family,may ur soul continue resting in eternal peace big man…”

3 (Eye emoji)

“The eye is the jewel of the body,I live by faith and walk and see through the grace of God.”

To see the Bucs star’s tattoos, scroll through the gallery above

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