Top 5 Funniest Footballer Names Ever
Names are one of the ways people remember us, and are tied to our reputation. However, some footballers become infamous not for their skills or achievements, but simply because they were blessed – or cursed – with a unique and often hilarious name.
Here are five footballers with hilarious names:
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This Brazilian striker prefers to be called “Paulista” and has come to resent how his name attracts more attention than his athletic abilities.
His name may make you giggle like a 12-year-old if you say it quickly, but he is one of the most capped goalkeepers of the English national football team.
In spite of his name, the Ghanian defender and Chelsea Academy graduate is a well-disciplined player who gives every game his all.
The Zimbabwean defender started his footballing career by playing for local team CAPS United FC and obviously receives many high-fives for his name.
Goodwillie is an upcoming Scottish footballer who started 2019 playing for local team, Dundee United FC. His name surely invited much teasing in school, but guess who is laughing now?