10 of the Oddest Brazilian Mononyms

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10 of the Oddest Brazilian Mononyms
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One of the things that makes Brazilian football so appealing is the novel nature of their footballers' names.

The awesome yellow and blue kit plays a part, of course. So does the nostalgia of the "Samba" football that they were last true exponents of around 20 years ago.

But there is something so cool about watching a team of players who all—or at least some—go by single-name monikers. After that, it only takes referring to yourself in the third person before you qualify as a pro wrestler.

Here are 10 Selecao members who have had the oddest or most amusing names. This list gets crazier is it goes on. 

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