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25th Aug 2015

Premier League footballers and their literal translations

Tom Victor

Here at JOE we’re big fans of when people share their names with objects in a different language – let’s just say we’re easy to impress.

Bearing that in mind, we were distraught to see the Premier League lose John Squared (pictured appropriately below) when Chelsea’s Juan Cuadrado moved on loan to Juventus.

during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on February 11, 2015 in London, England.

So, who does that leave us with?

Bastian Schweinsteiger – Bastian Pork Overseer


Alessandro Diamanti – Alex Diamonds


Michel Vorm – Mike Shape


And finally, one who could be on the way to England: Alexandre Pato – Alex Duck