Euro 2016
‘Paris Pickpockets’
[2016]



The 2016 European Football Championship was set to open in France amid revelations of unprecedented corruption within FIFA & UEFA's chief executives. At the heart of the scandal was none other than French-golden-boy-turned-disgraced-UEFA-chief, Michel Platini.

I saw it as my social duty to warn fans about the real pickpockets of the tournament. So I made some posters and I got on a bus to Paris the night before the tournament began...

Concept & Design: Tom Bird
Screenprinting: Adam Oosterbrink













A quick flick through Instagram revealed that my warnings were well appreciated by football fans. So much so, that one person even put the graphic on a t-shirt...







Wow, wasn’t that fun? Now click the giant envelope ︎