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7 Football Players Who Changed Their Names

Football players have been known to change their names due to different reasons, but most footballers who changed their names are not known by football fans.


Former Name: Givanildo

Brazilian player, Hulk, was formerly known as Givanildo, when he was still playing at FC Porto, but he changed his name in 2010.


Former Name: Edson

Brazil legend, Pele, changed his name between 1957/58.


Former Name: Corona

This FC Porto player used to be addressed as Corona, but he changed his name in 2020 during the Corona virus pandemic.


Former Name: Francisco

This current Real Madrid player changed his name when he arrived at Madrid from Malaga in 2014.


Former Name: Jorge Luiz

Between 2016 and 2017, this player changed his nationality from Brazil to Italy, and he also changed his name due to his change of nationality.


Former Name: Jorge

This A. Madrid player changed his name between the year 2015 and 2016.

(7)Dele Alli

Former Name: Bamidele Alli

Dele Alli changed his name in the year 2017 when he started getting enough playing time and more attentions from the football fans.

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