Passionate about his love for Juventus but totally unlucky with choices and timing was my first reaction when i got news of this… anyways as he said what is done is done
when Kevin Prota proudly sported some new body art for all of one evening before he found out the traditional design would be abandoned for a new crest Juventus’ abandonment of their traditional logo for a new design was not well received by Bianconeri fans – but few were as inconvenienced as one supporter named Kevin Prota.
That’s because Prota had, just a day earlier, made a permanent commitment to his favourite club… by getting the existing crest tattooed on his back. “For me Juventus is a passion, a feeling,” Prota told Vice in Italy. “One day I found myself thinking how I could make the bond even stronger, and I said to myself: ‘Why not get a tattoo of the logo?’ “And in the end I did it! I have not thought much about other people’s thoughts, the body is mine – I think I am allowed to tattoo something that belongs to me.”
Unfortunately for Prota, the ink had barely dried when he found out that his new body art was now a thing of the past. “I found out by chance,” he added. “I received a message from a friend in a Whatsapp group saying to me, ‘Kevin, look, Juventus have a new logo!’
“At first I did not want to believe it, I thought it was one of those p***** on the internet. “[On Tuesday] morning, when I opened the app that I use to keep me updated on the team’s news, however, I realised that they really had changed the logo. “After a moment of disbelief I was able to laugh, so what’s done is done. Also, my right shoulder is still free, so there is still room for the new emblem. I honestly prefer the old, but I’ll have no choice but to get used to it.”
Prota did, however, have a simple request for Juve president Andrea Agnelli in advance of any future major announcements. He joked: “Andrea, next time maybe do an interview before [the announcement], give me a call, write me a letter or send a fax so I might wait a moment and not be behind the times.”