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My meaningful tattoos – Elton Jantjies


Lions captain ELTON JANTJIES tells RugbyRocks.com about his tattoos.

I haven't counted how many tattoos I have, but it's definitely more than 50! All of them represent something important to me.

I got my first tattoo – my dad's name and the date on which he passed away – on my chest in 2013.

I later got a portrait of him on my left arm. That's my most special tattoo because it means he will always be with me.

My left arm is for my family and my right arm is for what I've been through and what it takes to get to the top.

After our World Cup win last year, I got a Springbok tattoo on my stomach. 

I will definitely be getting more tattoos!

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