Famous players turned to historical figures

In the Russian Academy of arts on Wednesday, June 20, opened the exhibition “Like gods…” timed to the world Cup. About it said on the official website of the Museum.

the exhibition “Like gods…” features more than 40 portraits by Italian artist Fabrizio of Beriberi. The painting depicts the famous football players in the images of famous historical figures. In the field of view of the artist includes such world football stars as the Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Argentine Lionel Messi Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo Englishman Wayne Rooney. From the Russian players on the canvases by the Italian master depicted the defender Petersburg Zenit Ivan Novoseltsev and completed in 2016, a career midfielder CSKA the Hulk.

the Players in the paintings of Beriberi, made in the style of classic formal portraits of the court culture, dressed in the uniforms of generals or the mantle of kings. However, some details still remind of the real profession of the heroes of the exhibition. So, the player Salah is attached to the icon of the national team of Egypt, and to his uniform Ronaldo attached medal, reminiscent of the colors of the logo real Madrid.