Who is the identity of David Beckham’s familiar tattoo artist? The price of one tattoo is the same as a luxury car?

He’s known for his love of body art and intricately decorated physique.



And David Beckham got yet another tattoo on Friday after stopping by Mark Mahoneys World Famous Shamrock Social Club in Hollywood.

Tattoo artist Mark, who has been inking the rich and famous for over 40 years, could be seen as he worked on the footballers hand.

In the update shared to Instagram, David took a seat in the studio, he has not yet revealed the finished piece.



Sharing photos of his tattoo artist at work, he wrote: ‘They don’t make them like this anymore.’


Stick-and-poke tattoos, involve dipping a needle in ink before inserting it repeatedly into the skin by hand.

Most recently, David got the number ’99’ tattooed on his little finger to mark the year he got married to wife Victoria, 1999 was also the year in which his eldest son Brooklyn was born.

Debuting it on Instagram, the retired footballer wrote, ’99 was a good year for me.’

Weeks before that, he had the words Pretty Lady inked above his daughter’s name Harper on his neck, in honour of his Harper’s fourth birthday.

If that weren’t enough the doting dad debuted the word ‘Dada’ and Harper’s middle name seven on his finger in 2017.


He is thought to have caught the bug from Spice Girl Mel B’s then husband, Jimmy Gulzar, and ended up getting his son’s name in a classic Gothic script to commemorate Brooklyn’s arrival into the world.

In 2000, he was back at the tattoo studio and emerged with a large guardian angel in the middle of his upper back.

The sweet idea behind the design is that the angel is watching over Brooklyn’s name below.

In the same year, David pledged his devotion to wife Victoria with a tattoo of her name in Hindi script. Experts later pointed out the tribute, unfortunately, actually said ‘Vihctoria’.


After the birth of their second son Romeo in 2002, David added his name above the guardian angel – which had been tweaked and given impressive wings.

Shortly after his Romeo addition, David chose to get the number 7 tattooed on to his inner arm in Roman numerals.

As football fans will know, the number is special to the former midfielder as it’s the number on his shirt for Manchester United and England.

In 2003, he got a Latin inking on left inner arm reading ‘So that I love and cherish’ and ‘Spiritual perfection’ onto his right.

Later in that year, he celebrated his move to Real Madrid by flying over his tattooist Louis Malloy to create the cross design on his back.

In more recent years, he has moved away from his crowded arms to create works on his torso, including a religious scene depicting Jesus being carried by three cherubs, believed to represent him and his three sons.

He also has a scene of a woman in a forest over the right-hand side of his chest and in 2010, added an image of Jesus below his ribcage.

The image is based on a painting called The Man Of Sorrows by Catholic artist Matthew R. Brooks and is believed to be another tribute to his grandfather Joe, who passed away aged 83 the year before.

Speaking about how he chooses his designs, the iconic star has explained: ‘They’re about the important people in my life, who I want to have with me always.’

In fact, many of the body art is to honour his beloved family. For wife Victoria, designs include her name, ’99’, the year of their wedding, ‘2006’, the year of their commitment ceremony, a depiction of her Brigitte Bardot-themed shoot for Pop magazine, a chain of 10 roses to mark their 10th anniversary.

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