From Nabokov to Vermeer: Sports World's Most Artistic Surnames

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From Nabokov to Vermeer: Sports World's Most Artistic Surnames
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For as long as anyone can remember, sportsmen have constantly been compared to artists in the way they go about their profession, whether it's because of their flair, creativity, bravery, composure or even simply just their style.

Or, of course, their names. And some sportsmen pull it off better than others.

Before you ask, I have to tell you that no, there is no room for Richard (van) Gough. We decided in the end that this would be stretching it a little too much.

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