Since a lot of my illustrations are slightly cryptic or trade on an individuals nickname or trait, I thought I’d take a more literal route with this one.
Robin Friday was known as ‘The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw’ so that seemed like an interesting theme to explore. I decided to show the Reading FC team… but with one noticeable gap.
The pattern of dots above the team is actually Robins name written in braille, again to subtlety emphasis the fact most never saw his talents.
There is also a great book of the mans life which is well worth a purchase: