We know not everybody understands soccer, but that doesn’t mean saying the World Cup players names should be hard. Here is our quick and easy World Cup player pronunciation guide, enjoy!
On a side note, we are not sure if this is even remotely close to accurate, but it sure is funny!
Vincent Aboubakar / Country: Cameroon / Current Club: Lorient
Working Example: Whoa!! Did you just see that nutmeg “A Boob A Car” just did?
Kostas Katsouranis / Country: Greece / Current Club: PAOK (free agent)
Working Example: That red card given to “Cats R On Us” was the first red card given to a Greek player in World Cup history.
Memphis Depay / Country: Netherlands / Current Club: PSV Eindhoven
Working Example: Amazing goal by “Da Pie”!
Leighton Baines / Country: England / Current Club: Everton
Working Example: I don’t understand how somebody couldn’t pronounce “Banes”.
Alessio Cerci / Country: Italy / Current Club: Torino
Working Example: I can’t believe “Cersei” wasn’t casted in Game Of Thrones, they wouldn’t need to change his name!
Panagiotis Tachtsidis / Country: Greece / Current Club: Genoa
Working Example: I have no idea how to pronounce “Tuxedos” name.
Benedikt Höwedes / Country: Germany / Current Club: Schalke 04
Working Example: Germany destroyed Brazil, thanks to “How It Is” and the back line, they were able to put it on “Kroos” control. The game wasn’t even “Klose”. Google those two names if you don’t get it.
Joël Matip / Country: Cameroon / Current Club: Schalke 04
Working Example: Chek out “Ma Tip”!
Blaise Matuidi / Country: France / Current Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Working Example: I don’t feel like we even need one here, but…. What a hard tackle by “Blaze Ma Tweety”.
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