The Premier League season is about to get under way and millions of fans throughout the world will be showing off their colours – in various ways.
Some supporters even have tattoos that say what they are supposed to say while others are clearly obsessed with their clubs and heroes in a way that could suggest they blank out every other aspect of life.
Oh, and some players also like to join in on the act with some pictures best left in the imagination rather than on the body.
Yahoo Sport takes a look at some of the very best – and worst – tattoos currently showing on a fan near you…
Check out our collection of sporting tattoo hits and misses.
Adam Johnson fan Robert Mullen had his tattoo – of the signature of his idol – removed after the ex-Sunderland and Manchester City star went to prison after an under-age sex scandal
Shearer will ALWAYS be my favourite No.9. Always…
Liverpool left back Alberto Moreno has a monkey. With a Gun. Wearing a suit and glasses. No, we have no idea what it’s about either.
Eljero Elia got a mistake-riddled tattoo celebrating a Dutch Cup win. Two major errors here: First of all, the artist misspelled the name Feyenoord as ‘Fenenoord’. And what would you know, the date of the trophy win on the bottom (meant to be April 24, 2016) is written as 24 – 05 -2016.
Andres D’Alessandro got a tattoo of his face on his stomach. The Argentina star was voted the best player in South America in 2010 so decided to immortalise his own face on his body just below another tattoo – his mother.
Kolerov’ and ‘Fernhandhinhio – A Manchester City fan gets tattoos of favourite players spelt wrong
Fan gets tattoo of Michael Phelps’ ‘death stare’ tattooed on leg. Grim.
Another ‘appy ‘Ammers fan – but this one is a little more sedate and less colourful…
This Spurs fan is way a-head of the rest…
… but this Arsenal supporter is catching up with him
Manchester United 1958 team – as modelled by a Reds supporter. Class.
This West Ham supporter looks like a cast iron superfan. Too bad the colouring looks like it was done by nursery school children.
Crystal Palace have some very loyal fans – this one is also a bird lover
Back to basics – this Manchester City fan needs no Pep talk
Liverpool fans have plenty to cheer about under Jurgen Klopp – and this fan could not wait to join in the fun
Playing a new toon: Here’s a tat that will be on display in a stand during the winter, that’s for sure
Breaking through: This Chelsea fan is used to seeing his heroes crumble
Subtle and underplayed: This United nut nails his colours firmly to the mast
When Leicester won the Premier League, football smiled. When this tattoo was unveiled, football laughed…
This Blues fan shows his colours – but is he Manchester City or Birmingham? Oh, it’s Everton…