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'More European cups than Arsenal' - Twitter reacts to Mark Clattenburg's cup final tattoos

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Clattenburg refereeing/directing traffic in the Champions League final
Clattenburg refereeing/directing traffic in the Champions League final

Pictures emerged this morning of tattoos that Mark Clattenburg has apparently had inked into his own skin.

Mark Clattenburg is an excellent referee but he may fancy himself as something more.

The 41-year-old has attracted ridicule on social media today after these pictures, from a Spanish tattoo artist, went viral:

The reaction on Twitter could be gauged somewhere between incredulity and hilarity:

Clattenburg did indeed referee both finals but is this really necessary? (The answer is no.)

It will be interesting to see how the Premier League feels about the free advertising UEFA will get everytime Clattz issues a yellow card this season?

Expect the short sleeves to be out in force for the referee in 2016/17, even in the depths of winter.