Do you remember our post where is talk about the famous nicknames of footballers? We hadn’t finished that post as we have many more to share with you. Fantasy football will be much more fun to play, if you are aware of these nicknames.
So are you up for another part of interesting nicknames of your favourite footballers? Read them before you begin selecting your fantasy premier league teams.
The King: Eric Cantona was given the nickname as the king as the guys was king of the ground and was the greatest player of the Manchester United.
El Angel Gabriel: Gabriel Batistuta is named El Angel Gabriel who was basically from Argentina.
The human lift: Sebastiano Rossi was Italian goalkeeper known for his remarkable height and athletic skills.
Sissi: Sisleide Lima do Amor is the Brazilian player who was just 16 years old when he received the golden boot award.
A Muralha Azul: Dida whose name was Nelson de Jesus Silva was the best goalkeeper of Brazil and was given the nickname which means the blue wall.
The shorty: Romario O Baixinho who was a Brazilian striker stood at 5 ft. 4 in., yet he was incredibly agile and a thorn in the feet of opposing defenders.
La Brujita: The nickname means the little witch and was given to Argentine young player who took the name from his father Juan Ramon.
The Czech Cannon: Pavel Nedved who was Italian was given the nickname because of his accurate pieces delivery and fantastic penalty kicks.
Magic Dwarf: Philipp Lahm was German player who was only 5 feet and 7 inches tall and was known for his intelligence as ground was named as magic dwarf.
The fifth Beatle: George best who was named so because he was stylish, handsome and one of the only men at the time to rival the fame of the music group.
Chopper: The ex-Chelsea player Ron Harris was named chopper because of his aggressive behaviour and tackling capacities.
El Torero: Paolo Rossi is named as El torero after the 1982 world cup in which he scored big exploits.
The Giraffe: As the name suggest, the nickname was given to Jack Charleton because of his long legs and high neck.
Mayor of Street: Edgar Davids was the former Tottenham and Juventus player was famous for his fierce style of play.
Piranha: Edgar Davids was also known by the name and also by the name shark.
El Muneco: El muneco means the doll and was given the title to an Argentine player who was 168 cm tall.
The Flying Flea: Jimmy Johnstone was a Scottish player who had nickname as the flying flea and was known for his amazing gameplay.
Zeko: Zeko means rabbit which means the player was too fast at ground and the nickname was of Velimir Zajec.
Pequeno Buda: Pequeno buda means little Buddha and the nickname was given to Ivan de la Pena who was Spanish player as played as central midfielder and was famous for his bald head.
Le Divin Chauve: The nickname means the baldheaded God and is dedicated to the ex-French international goalkeeper who was famous for the rituals set by him and his teammate Laurent Blanc.
The White Pele: Zico is known as the white pele who was Brazilian midfielder and was the coach of national team as well.
Der Ausserirdishche: Oliver Kahn who is the best ever goalkeeper of Germany is given the name and he was the best player of the world cup 2002.
The Extraterrestrial: Oliver Kahn is given the name because of his elegant performance.
Der Titan: Der titan means the titan and the nickname was attributed to Oliver Kahn..
Volcano: Oliver Kahn was also named as volcano because of his fantastic performance.
Machtig Maus: The name means the mighty mouse and is attributed to the famous player Kevin Keegan.
El Buitre: The name is given to the Emilio Butragueno who is famous Spanish striker and excellent player of Real Madrid.
El Toro: The nickname is of Argentine forward player Mario Kempes who won golden boot award in the world cup 1978.
Prince Polley: Prince Opoku is Ghanian striker who was known for his exploits at the FC twente. Petit Prince: Daniel Bravo was attributed with the name who was French national and played as midfielder and started career at a young age of 19.
Super Mario: Mario Basler is given the name because of his outstanding set pieces and creativity in the football ground.
Donkey: Well, this is definitely not the best nickname for a footballer but is credited by Tony Adams who was English captain and known for captaining the title wining in three different decades.
Spillo: Alessandro Altobelli credited the name as Spillo who was Italian forward player and winner of the 1982 world cup.
The Beast: The beast name is attributed to the great French player Marcel Desailly who was defensive midfielder and known for his strength, consistency, and hard tackling style.
Stan the Man: Stan collymore was English striker who was at the time most expensive player and was signed for more than $8.5 million.
Profesore: Gunnar Gren who was the Swedish football player known for his un-matched tactical skills and was given nickname of Profesore or professor.
La Perla: La Perla means the pearl and is given the name to famous Julen Guerrero famous for his ambidexterity.
The blind Venetian: Massimo Taibi played for Manchester United as a goalkeeper and is known for his poor performance.
Speedy Gonzalez: The name is of famous footballer Cristian Gonzalez who was known for his speed and aggression and was part of world cup 2002.
Lion de Rekem: The Belgian defender Eric Gerets was given nickname as the lion de rekem who was famous for dark and long hair.
El Narizon: Carlos Bilardo was known as the El Narizon which means the big nose and he belonged to Argentina.
La Joya: La Joya means the jewel and was attributed to the Portuguese player Paulo Futre and made world cup appearance as well as played for many clubs in the Spain, Japan, France, Italy, and Portugal.
Diablo: Diablo means devil and is attributed to Bolivian national Marco Etcheverry who is considered as the best footballer of all time.
Olen: Olen is for deer and is the nickname of Russian player who became politician as well and his name was Dmitrij Alenichev.
Desert Maradona: Desert Maradona is the name of Saudi Arabian player who appeared in the world cups as well and his name was Said Al Owaeran.
Billy: Billy is attributed to the Alessandro Costacueta who was the Italian defender known for his skills and performance.
Kun: Sergio Aguero was the argentine player who was given the nickname of Kun taken from famous cartoon series as his appearance was like kun character.
Flout de Neu: Ronald Koeman who was from Holland was given the name from Barcelona fans because of his complexion and he also resembled the character of flout de neu.
Disorderly: Duncan Ferguson who was standing at 6 ft. 4 in., the Scottish player scored more goals than any other player of his country in the Premier League but was known for his red cards and antics on the field.
Big Dunc: The name is also attributed to Duncan Ferguson.
Village at Elland Road: Jonathan Woodgate who was K. defender who is most famous for the best responses to a routine questionnaire.
Super Frank: Frank Lampard who was possibly the greatest player in the history of Chelsea, he went from Fat Frank to Super Frank.
Tank: Tank is the nickname of Saed Kolasinac who was from Bosnia and played for Arsenal.
El Nino Maravialla: The nickname means the squirrel which is attributed to the famous player Alexis Sanchez because of his climbing and restless habit of climbing on buildings of hometown.
Little Mozart: The nickname is of famous player of Tomas Rosicky from He gained the title because of his abilities and epic gameplay.
Hulk: Hulk is the nickname of Givanildo Vieira de Souza from Brazil who was tall, strong, and huge.
Roadrunner: The roadrunner is the nickname of Aaron Lennon from England who was known for his epic speed and classic gameplay.
Crazy Horse: Emlyn Hughes of England earned the nickname because he was famous for his commitments and galloping runs and was crazy on the field.
Zizou: Zizou is the name of world’s most acknowledged footballer of all times the great Zinedine Zidane who was a French player and also got famous for his head hit to the opponent in world cup final.
El Fenomeno: Ronaldo is also known with the nickname El fenomeno who became the star of all time and is among the best strikers of all time.
Sparky: Mark Hughes is from Wales who is known as Sparky. The nickname was earned by him as he and his mates decided to look for a comic book and Hughes chose Sparky.
Enjoy reading and playing fantasy football!