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PSL Players With Nicknames Of Other Footballers

South African players often boast some of the most creative and original nicknames in football, but which footballers have been named after other players? Let's take a look!

Some of the most unique nicknames in the business include: "Festival", "Legs of Thunder", "Salt 'n Vinegar", and "Milkshake", but there are some players whose styles of play have drawn comparison with international stars.

Mamelodi Sundowns' Percy Tau has been dubbed the epithet "Messi" after the Barcelona star, while Cape Town City skipper Lebogang Manyama is often called "Kaka".

Teko Modise, who is also famously called "The General", has been branded after AC Milan and Italy legend Roberto Donadoni.

Eager to see which PSL players sport nicknames from other footballers? Browse the gallery above!

Which name do you think suits the player best?

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