An Italian artist’s depiction of famous footballers as The Simpsons characters has become a big hit.
Stefano Monda has been posting drawings on his Instagram account of some of the biggest names in world football in Matt Groening’s distinct style and they have been quickly been grabbing attention.
Monda started with Paris Saint-Germain trio Kylian Mbappé, Edinson Cavani and Neymar, before doing mock-ups of Messi, Ronaldinho, and Croatian captain Luka Modrić.
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The Modrić mock-up features the Croatian midfielder at the door with the UEFA Player of the Year award when Homer opens it.
The Simpsons have featured a number of celebrity cameos over the last 30 years the show has run but Ronaldo is the only footballer currently to make the show.
Croatia has featured on the show when the nation’s car-making skills feature in an episode.