Brazilian footballers’ real names

Brazilian footballers’ real names

A guide to the names behind the nicknames Brazilian football history. Like many players in the Brazil 2014 World Cup team, Neymar simply uses his first name on his shirt. His full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. But other Brazilian players past and present have nicknames with a less obvious connection.

Hulk = Givanildo Vieira de Souza
Fred = Helbert Frederico Carreiro da Silva
Pelé = Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Kaká = Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite

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