What If Footballers Changed Their Names Like Maria Sugarpova?

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What If Footballers Changed Their Names Like Maria Sugarpova?
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Changing one's name for sponsorship purposes is all the rage these days.

Last week, Farnborough FC's entire squad decided to change their names as part of a deal with an attention-seeking bookmaker, while occasional tennis player Maria Sharapova yesterday announced that she would become 'Maria Sugarpova' in light of a premium confection endorsement, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The Sugarpova name has since been quashed, but it got us thinking: What if professional footballers changed their names to suit sponsorship deals? Here are 10 ideas we came up with...

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