Best names in Football

Piratesoup

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Nacho Casanova
William Vainqueur
Overath Breitner da Silva Medina
 

Revan

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José María Echevarría Ayestarán should be the winner right?
Gaizka Mendieta is another fancy name.
 

Dr. Funkenstein

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Tsjeu La Ling
Aitor Larrazábal Bilbao
Andoni Zubizarreta
James Rodriguez
José-Karl Pierre-Fanfan
Roelf-Jan Tiktak
Ferdinand Jap A Joe (Playing for SV Robin Hood in Suriname)
Philip Cocu (a bit of problem for the French commentators)
Kick Smit
Felitciano Zschusschen
Bixente Lizerazu ( appearantly inpronouncabel for the BBC commentator)
Roope Riski
 

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Finidi George or George Finidi depending on where you are in the world.
 

PeteReDevil

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Dexter Blackstock - must be listed in p*hub
Nile Ranger
Ruben Loftus-Cheek - reminds me of The no. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
 

Arruda

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Luís Boa Morte sounds amazing, even in Portuguese. I rarely think Portuguese names are stylish, but that beats everything I heard. Also the meaning, "Louis Good Death". Don't know anyone else with that family name.
 

Darwin09

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Ciro Immobile - was linked to us recently, suprise not mentioned yet.

For Spanish speakers, I remember watching a La Liga match a few seasons back between Osasuna featuring Francisco Pun~al and Valencia with a young Juan Mata at the time.

Francisco Pun~al = Frank Stab
Juan Mata = John Kill
 

Isotope

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Ole Ole Ole
Eric Cantona. The rare occasion where you can say curse word on tv. Cant - tonaaa..
 
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Sky1981

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I found the Italian 90s players name to be fascinating and seems abit more classy, could have been romantism bias, but the names like :

Gabriel Batigol Batistuta
Marco Van Basten
Ravanelli
Boban
Donadoni
Maldini
Vieri
Pagliuca

brought a certain kind of respect and admiration I can't explain whenever I hear them
 

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prolific Norwegian marksman - Odd Wang Sorensen

just discovered John Arne Riise is Norway's most capped player - how did that happen?