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Nickname of Footballers
April 23, 2009, 6:32 am
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Luís Boa Morte = Good Death, Boa Constrictor
Francisco José da Costa = Costinha
Deco (itself a nickname, as in Art Deco) = Mágico
Nuno Ricardo Oliveira Ribeiro = Maniche
Ricardo Pereira = Mãozinhas (Little Hands)
Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes = Pauleta, L’Aigle des Açores
Tiago Cardoso Mendes = Tiago
Cristiano Ronaldo = Cris, CR7, Ronnie, Ron, The Sultan Of The Stepover
Emilio Butragueño = El Buitre (The Vulture)
Iker Casillas = El galáctico de Móstoles, San Iker
Andoni Goikoetxea = El Carnicero de Bilbao (‘The Butcher of Bilbao’)
Luis Enrique Martinez = Lucho
Carles Puyol = Lionheart, Tarzan, Capità, Capitán,Puyi, Corazón de León, Greñol el Puyol, Superman
Fernando Morientes = El Moro (the Moor)
Raul Gonzalez Blanco = El Nino Raul, El Angel de Madrid (The Angel Of Madrid), El capitán, Raulito
Sergio Ramos = El Comanche, Carapony, El Tarzán de Camas, Rambo, Lobo (Wolf)
Michel Salgado = Il Due (el dos), Míchel, la Abuela (the Grandmother), Malulo, La Cabra Loca (Mad goat)
Roberto Soldado = Gudari
Fernando Torres = El Nino, Nando
David Villa = El Guaje (to El Pibe)
Gary Neville : Gazza
Wayne Rooney : Wazza
Anderson : Andy, Black Scholes
Patrice Evra : Supatrice, Paddy, Senegalese Superman
1. Ronaldo : Mr. Playboy
2. Gary Neville : Mr 100,000 Volts
3. Edwin Van Der Sar : The Albatross
4. Mikael Silvestre : Creatine
5. Rio Ferdinand : Snoop Dog
6. Wayne Rooney : The Hummer
7. Paul Scholes : The Pitbull
8. Ryan Giggs : The Rocket
9. Ole Solskjaer : The Legend
10. Louis Saha : The Panther
Benzema : benzi
Beckenbauer : Der Kaizer
ZICO : white pele
Julio Baptista : El Tank
Gheorghe Hagi = The Maradona of the Carpathians, Baciul (The Sheperd), The Black Sea Bomber
Thomas Gravesen = Shrek…(rooney punya kembaran neh..hehehe)
Vladimir Jugovic = Mezzasquadra (Half the squad), Vinci Tutto (Conquers all)
Jan Koller = The Tall One
Oleg Luzhny = The Horse
Pavel Nedved = Duracell, Crazy Peleloid, Medvěd/Meda, The Czech Cannon, Furia Ceca (at Lazio & Juventus)
Robert Prosinecki = The Big Yellow One (Veliki žuti)
Ferenc Puskás = The Galloping Major, Cañoncito Pum (‘The Booming Cannon’).
Hasan Salihamidzic = Little Brother, Brazzo (at Juventus)
Philippe Senderos = Swiss Tony [Adams], Big Phil
Andriy Shevchenko = Sheva, Shevagol, The Eastern Wind, Wind of Passion
Hristo Stoichkov = the Pitbull
Davor Suker = Sukerman
Hakan Sükür = the Bull of Bosphorus
Nemanja Vidic = Hench, The Serbian Ninja
Lev Yashin = The Black Spider
Stephen Appiah = Tornado
Henri Camara – Smiling Rabbit with a Rifle
Mahamadou Diarra – The Rock, The Malian Warrier, The Panther
Efan Ekoku = Efan ecuckoo bird
Michael Essien = The Bison
George Weah = King George, Opong, Mister George
Faustino Asprilla = the Black Gazelle
Rafael Márquez = The Kaiser of Michoacán, Prince of Cataluña
Wilson Palacios – The Magician/Harry Potter
Walter Pandiani = El Rifle (‘The Rifle’), then renamed El Firo Blanks and The Walter Pistol at Birmingham
Iván Zamorano = Ivan the Terrible, The Helicopter, Bam Bam, The Warrior
Marcelo Salas = El Matador, El shilenoo Salas
Tim Cahill = Tiny Tim
Ali Karimi = Asian Maradona , Wizard Of Tehran
Eddie Pope = Benedict XVI
Mark Viduka = V Bomber
John O’Shea: The Cat, Sheasy
Brian McClair: Choccy
Peter Schmeicel: The Great Dane
Fernando Torres: El Nino
Bryan Robson: Captain Marvel, Robbo
George Best: Belfast Boy
Joe Jordan: Snarling Joe
Diego – The Little Magician, Wunder von der Weser
Miroslav Klose – SaltoKlose
Martin Demichelis – Micho
Mark Van Bommel – The Asshol3
Mario Gomez – Super Mario, Ice Man, Mr. Reliable
Carlos Tevez – Carlitos
Park Ji Sung – Energizer Bunny
Owen Hargreaves – Hargo, OH, The German
Franck Ribery – FerarRibery
Javier Zanetti – The Captain, Il Capitano
Michael Ballack – Little Kaiser
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar – The Hunter
Thomas Hitzlsperger – The Hammer
Bernd Schneider – Schnix
Jan Schlaudraff – Weasel
Claudio Reyna/Brian McBride – Captain America
Per Mertesacker – Der Abwehrlatte “The Defense Pole”
Soren Larsen – The Danish Joker, The Weapon


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