An XI of the Brazilian players with the weirdest names

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An XI of the Brazilian players with the weirdest names

The Brazilian footballing lexicon is as rich and diverse as the country itself.

There are countless wonderful footballing idioms and evocative names for tricks and flicks with dozens of regional variations. And, of course, the linguistic creativity extends to the players’ names.

Some of these are nicknames bestowed on players later in life, some are written on birth certificates, but all of them are great; from rat-catchers and Pokemon characters to famous musicians and political heavyweights, this is our XI of the weirdest names in Brazilian football.

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