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Pogba Reveals His United Teammates' Nicknames

With nicknames having long been associated with football in South Africa and around the world, Manchester United star Paul Pogba recently revealed what some of his Red Devils teammates' nicknames are. Check it out!

Pogba was speaking on the latest edition of the UTD Podcast when he revealed which nicknames he has given to some of his colleagues, while the name "La Pioche", which simply means "the kid who helps others", is reserved for him.

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He went on to mention that he calls United legend Patrice Evra "Uncle Pat", while he refers to rugged defender Eric Bailly as "Black Panther".

Pogba also revealed that Andreas Pereira is called the "Tiki Taka Legend" because of his skills on world-famous football game FIFA, while Juan Mata's nickname is "The Magician" and Nemanja Matic is named "Doktore", which is said to mean "the master".

Pogba added that right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka is known as "Spider Man", but could not explain why Sweden international Victor Lindelof is known by the moniker of "Big P".

To see the players and their nicknames, scroll through the gallery above!

Which of the players in the gallery would you say has the best nickname?


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