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England Fan Gets Whole World Cup Squad Tattoo On His Leg

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England Fan Gets Whole World Cup Squad Tattoo On His Leg

We've seen the 'England 2018 World Cup Winners' tattoos and we've had a laugh (and usually a head shake) when someone's permanently inked themselves with 'It's coming home' but we're looking for bigger and better now.

Let us introduce you to Dan Welch. He's an England fan - or so we'd hope, considering he now has the entire squad tattooed on his leg. Imagine having Nick Pope tattooed on your body...

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The 29-year-old put his 'neck on the line' and his leg under the needle when he tweeted his 'promise' back on May 16.

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We all know what happened when England played Colombia in the last-16 - it was tense, it was exciting and we definitely wouldn't have wanted to be in Dan's shoes.

England were 1-0 up thanks to a Harry Kane penalty. Then Colombia equalised in the last few minutes taking the game to extra time.

It went to penalties - Jordan Pickford proved he's a legend, and we won't talk about Henderson.

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But we will talk about Dan, because everyone loves an honest LAD who stays true to his word. That's Dan, because he did exactly what he said and a little bit more...

The accountant from St Albans, Hertfordshire, promised to get the surnames every player in the 23-man dream team and then got the added extra of the man in charge - Mr Gareth Southgate.

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

At 8pm on Thursday, Dan went to his local tattoo studio and was 'shitting himself'. And afterwards he tweeted:

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Dan later told his Twitter followers that he 'fucking loves' the ink which set him back £90 ($119).

Luckily, the dad-to-be, whose daughter is due on Sunday, was sponsored by a few mates and prayed that his partner didn't go into labour during the sitting. Let's just hope he's not too rough after England vs Sweden...

Credit: Twitter/Dan Welch
Credit: Twitter/Dan Welch
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People responded to Dan's tweet with gratitude, respect and humour. One responded: "You'll forever have Phil Jones on your body, I respect the commitment."

Another said: "You deserve a ticket to the Quarter Finals mate!"

And a third added: "I want him to tattoo the starting lineup on his face in the formation we start the final." Things are never good enough for some people, are they?

Dan Welch. Credit: LADbible
Dan Welch. Credit: LADbible
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Something we appreciate more than most is the fact his list is in alphabetical order. Yes.

One last thing from Dan: "Nothing else to say apart from IT'S COMING HOME."

Featured Image Credit: LADbible

Topics: Awesome, Football, Inspirational, England, Gareth Southgate, World Cup, Tattoo

Rebecca Shepherd
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