20 Sports Names We Know You Can't Spell

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20 Sports Names We Know You Can't Spell
Chuck Burton/Associated Press

Sports history is filled with memorable names—names that are synonymous with some of the biggest plays or even used to identify a rule that was inspired by something involving them.

However, whether the athlete is a record-setter or simply someone in the right place at the right time, being memorable is no guarantee that his or her name—if it happens to be unique or from another country and culture—won't suffer from a chronic case of misspelling.

Some names seem to trip up sports fans more than others—for obvious or not-so-obvious reasons.

Here are 20 sports names we know you can't spell.

But, by all means, prove us wrong and tell us how many you got right in the comments section.

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