Why do soccer players make an A with their fingers?
The three-fingered celebration is part of an initiative started by a group of players, called A-Star. It aims to open up pathways into employment for youngsters through sport and other creative activities. The “A” salute is visual shorthand for the initiative’s motto: “every child is a star”.
Why do players kiss their wrist?
Some players who have tattoos on their wrists or forearms will often kiss them to show respect to whoever or whatever the tattoo symbolises.
Why do athletes kiss?
They are objects of desire, with rituals of courtship, capable of receiving affection and capable of withholding it. Mavericks guard Jason Terry has a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien trophy on his right biceps, where once a sailor might have tattooed his sweetheart’s name.