Continuing World Cup Month, we present five iconic football players illustrated as Captain Tsubasa characters.
Bringing together the FIFA World Cup and the hugely popular Captain Tsubasa manga, animation and video game series, we illustrated five of the world’s most renowned footballers in the same style as the Japanese institution. Just like the title character’s exaggerated movies, these players have made us rethink what’s possible on the field through sheer talent and skill. The illustrations in the following order are Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, Pelé, Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane.
See the rest of our World Cup Month features here.
- Photography: Illustrations by Frank Leung for Highsnobiety.com