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Footballer’s nicknames

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Steven Gerrard the ‘Huyton hammer’
Franz Beckenbaur the ‘Emporer’
Robbie Fowler the ‘Toxteth Terror’
Mario Kempes the ‘Matador’
Maxi Lopez the ‘Blonde Mario Kempes’
Pavel Nedved the ‘Czech Cannon’
Marco Van Basten the ‘Swan from Utrecht’
Karlheinz Riedle ‘King of the Sky’
‘King’ Kenny Dalglish
Tommy Smith the ‘Anfield Iron’
Hristo Stoichkov the ‘Pitbull’
Edmundo the ‘Animal’
‘Rowdy’ Yeats, the ‘Colossus’
Hakan Sükür the ‘Bull from the Bosporus’
Andriy Shevchenko, ‘Eastern Wind’
the ‘Golden Boy’, ‘El Pibe’, Diego Maradona
Gheorghe Hagi the ‘Carpathian Maradona’
Milan Baros the ‘Ostravan Maradona’
Roy Makaay the ‘Phantom’
Ronaldo the ‘Phenomenon’
Lilian Thuram the ‘Philosopher’
Paul Ince the ‘Guv’nor’
Hasan Salihamidzic, ‘Little Brother’
Ferenc Puskas the ‘Galloping Major’
Rhingo Gattuso the ‘Gruntler’
Fabrizio Ravanelli ‘White feather’
Eusebio the ‘Black Panther’
Faustino Asprilla the ‘Black Gazelle’
‘Prince’ Fernando Redondo
Francesco Totti, ‘ Capitano’
Alvaro Recoba, ‘Chino’
Jaun Sebastien Veron the ‘Little Witch’
Ariel Ortega the ‘Little Donkey’
Romario, ‘Shorty’
Jan Koller the ‘Tall One’
Robert Prosinecki the ‘Yellow One’
Fernando Morientes, Moro, the ‘Black One’
Gerd Muller the ‘Fat One’
Oleg Luzhni the ‘Horse’
Emlyn Hughes, ‘Crazy Horse’
Stanley mathews ‘Wizard of Dribble’
Chris Waddle, ‘Crazy Dribbler’
Roberto Baggio ‘Golden Ponytail’
Ruud Gullit the ‘Black Tulip’
Claudio Pizzarro, ‘Pizza’
Zinedine Zidane ‘Zizou’
Dietmar Hamman, ‘ Didi’
Aboubacar Camara, ‘Titi’

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/footballers-nicknames/