Footballers and their funny names on social media


It’s the UEFA Champions League season again! As fans all over the world seek to enjoy the thrills and drills of the season, they are also on standby to unleash their frustrations on players, particularly the A-listers who don’t meet their expectations.

For Nigerian fans, making fun of the players come in different ways, one of which is the comical names they give to them.

We have come up with a list of some of the funny names on social media. Check them out!

1. Marcus Rashford aka Brexit Lil Kesh

2. Romelu Lukaku aka Belgium Ayegbeni

3. Alvaro Morata aka Spanish Theo Walcott

4. Kepa Arizzabalaga Aka Arinzeabalaga


5. David De Gea aka Spanish Ike Shoromu

6. Kylian Mbappe aka French Oxlade-Chamberlain

7. Angel Di Maria aka South American Stewart Downing

8. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang aka Phyno

9. Paul Pogba aka Dabbing Mulumbu

10. Eden Hazard aka Big Bumbum FC