Posted from the Twitter account of Verratti’s agent Donato Di Campli.

Another foreign celebrity wearing the traditional Indonesian garb.

  4 Agustus 2016 15:42 - Batik is a staple of Indonesian culture and heritage and its slowly making more of an appearance on the international stage.

World leaders wore it at the APEC Summit in Bali in 2013 and a growing number of celebrities have been spotted sporting the wax-painted motifs, including Dakota Fanning, Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Alba to name just a few.

This time the Italian professional footballer, Marco Verratti was caught in a batik shirt when signing a new contract with the French superclub, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). He has agreed a one-year extension, which will keep him in the French capital until 2021, while ditching the offer from major teams such as Real Madrid and Juventus.

Marco Verratti Batik  2016

The 23-year-old central midfielder is one of the hottest players around, and just got that much hotter!



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