Ranking the 20 Best Nicknames in World Football

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Ranking the 20 Best Nicknames in World Football
Alastair Grant

Most of the time, nicknames in sport are pretty unimaginative and formulaic—Lampsie, Scholesy and Giggsy didn't take an awful lot of thought. For this reason, we must celebrate the instances when nicknames are creative, funny or downright bizarre. 

Using the highly empirical ranking system of which make me chuckle the most, here are the 20 best nicknames in world football. I'm sure to have missed out a few, so leave your suggestions in the comments... 

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