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Photos: Four Footballers Who Write Nicknames On Their Shirts

Football players all around the world are required to write at least one name on the back of their shirts. This is usually for easy identification of all stars on the field of play. It is believed that footballers should write their official names on the back of their kits.

However, there are a few players who have decided to write nicknames instead of their real names. For example, former Man United striker Javier Hernandez usually writes his nickname on his shirt. His nickname is Chicharito. The Mexican star is one of the most talented strikers in football history. He scored a few goals for Man United.

Another football player who uses his nickname instead of his real name is Nani. The former Portuguese international played for Man United under the mentorship of Sir Alex Ferguson. His real name is Luis Carlos Almeida. He has won a few trophies since he started his football career.

The third player who plays with a nickname is Jorginho. The Chelsea star is one of the most respected midfielders in the entire world. He has won a lot of titles throughout this year. He also plays for the Italian national team.

Finally, Man United star Fred also uses his nickname on the field of play. This is because his real name is Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos. He is one of the main midfielders at Man United this season.

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