FC Barcelona players' nicknames

The journalist Javi Miguel explained it in Catalunya Radio

FC Barcelona players' nicknames
FC Barcelona players' nicknames

The journalist Javi Miguel explained it in Catalunya Radio

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The journalist Javi Miguel revealed the nicknames of FC Barcelona players in the Catalunya Radio program El Club de la Mitjanit. Some are more original than others:

Dani Alves - El Loco [the crazy]

Luis Suárez - Gordo [Fat]

MathieuMonsieur [Mister in French]

Jordi Alba - Maquinilla [Machine, like wanting to say he is good and fast]

Iniesta - Cabe [probably referring to a big head]

Munir - Moro [another way to say 'original from Marocco]

Douglas - Douglinhas

Ter Stegen - El alemán [The German]

Messi - Leo

Sandro - Canario [the gentilic from Canary Islands]

Piqué - Geri [Abbreviation of 'Gerard']

Mascherano - El jefecito [The boss]

Arda Turan - El turco [The Turk]