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Europe's top footballers immortalised in series of fine art type portraits

About time someone painted Pirlo.

DON’T EVER SAY we don;t have any culture around here.

To mark the launch fo Sky’s new European football channel, the station have commissioned ‘renowned art forger John Myatt’ to re-imagine some of the game’s best players as works of art.

Andrea Pirlo  in the style of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa (1517)

Sky Sports 5_European Greats_Individual Pirlo Source: Jamie

Steven Gerrard in the style of Joshua Reynolds’ Portrait of General John Burgoyne (1766)

Sky Sports 5_European Greats_Individual Gerrard Source: Jamie

Arjen Robben in the style of Van Gogh’s Self Portrait, September (1889)

Sky Sports 5_European Greats_BTS 7 Source: Dan Wong Photography

Cristiano Ronaldo in the style of Columbano’s Portrait of Professor João Barreira (1900)

Sky Sports 5_European Greats_Individual Ronaldo Source: Jamie

Andres Iniesta in the style of Picasso’s Portrait of Dora Maar (1937)

Sky Sports 5_European Greats_Individual Iniesta Source: Jamie

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