KL Rahul, right-handed batsman who is known for love for body art recently got his best friend’s face tattooed on his back. And that tattoo is that of his dog, Simba with whom he shares a special bond. Rahul’s Simba finds way into his social media pages like Instagram and Facebook quite frequently. The fluffy dog also has an Instagram handle of his own where he has posed with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and many others. And showcasing his love, Rahul on Tuesday got Simba’s face tattooed on his back. Rahul shared the pictures of his new tattoo on social media with the caption, “Guess who’s got my back folks?? My #lionking.”  

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Rahul has got tattooed multiple times in the past. One of his Instagram post reads, “My body is my journal, and My tattoos are my story.” Indian cricket team members including Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay and many others have tattoos on their bodies.

Here is his Instagram post:

Guess who’s got my back folks?? My #lionking

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Simba goes out on walks with Rahul and poses for the camera with him on his Instagram page. Many celebrities have tattoos dedicated to their pets on their body. The body art being something that will stay forever, it becomes a way to express their unchangeable love for their pets. In the past, celebrities including Jennifer Aniston, Miley Cyrus, Amber Rose, Michael Vartan and many others have got tattoos of their pets. Many of them also have dedicated Instagram account where they pose with their proud parents.