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Cards fan gets Pitino tat, or is that Christopher Walken?

Sep 14, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

Tattoos have recently been a big deal in college sports. You can get your football team in trouble for getting free ones, you can forget to spell-check, or you can – as Rick Pitino did this year – celebrate a national title with one.

One thing that is always a bit dicey when getting ink is the portrait. It takes a quality artist to etch a recognizable likeness on skin, and it can go terribly awry.

I wouldn’t exactly say that a Louisville fan’s recent tattoo went awry, but it’s definitely not what I’d call a definitive image of the intended subject.

Drew Franklin of Kentucky Sports Radio posted this image on Twitter, showing a UL fan’s tribute to the newly-minted Hall of Fame coach of the Cards:

Now, I already tipped my hand in the title of this post, but I don’t think this looks like Pitino. Look at that photo and see if any of these phrases spring to mind:

“I need more cowbell!”

I like to starve myself, it keeps the fear up”

“I hid this uncomfortable piece of metal up my…”

Or, if you’re not really a movie fan, just look at this:

source:

Am I wrong?

(h/t Lost Lettermen)

  1. Tarkus - Sep 14, 2013 at 4:11 PM

    You’re not wrong.

    You do need more cowbell!

  2. franklinandbashandflorio - Sep 15, 2013 at 12:18 AM

    Dude looks like Joe Pesci inhaling.

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