A nickname is usually used as an alternative means of identification. This helps people to determine the identity of a particular thing even when the real name has been withheld. So many football clubs around the world have popular nicknames. Most of these alternative names have been in use for more than two decades now. Below are the most popular club nicknames in football.
1. Los Blancos
2. The Blues
This name is used to describe Chelsea Football Club. It is important to point out that Chelsea have one of the most popular nicknames in the world of football. The name has been in use for more than one decade now.
3. The Red Devils
This is regarded as one of the most famous nicknames in the English Premier League. Thousands of football fans use this nickname to describe Manchester United. A Man United player could also be referred to as a Red Devil.
4. The Gunners
Some football fans are usually confused between the terms 'Gunners' and 'Gooners'. It should be said that Arsenal players are called Gunners while the fans are known as Gooners.
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