Register Login Live

Footballers & Chill

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.

Download The Soccer Laduma Social Media App & Earn Airtime For Selfies!

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?

1 comments

Top 5

Breaking: Chiefs Confirm CAF CL Postponement

56 Dec 03, 2020 10:34 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Reports: Juve Players Unhappy With Pirlo's Ronaldo Treatment

17 Dec 02, 2020 06:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pitso's Anele Tribute Raises Emotional Questions

23 Dec 03, 2020 03:04 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

11 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Tau’s Achilles Heel In EPL Dream

11 Dec 03, 2020 09:03 AM in Players Abroad

Downs/Sirino Impasse Escalates!

73 Nov 30, 2020 02:38 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Reports: Juve Players Unhappy With Pirlo's Ronaldo Treatment

17 Dec 02, 2020 06:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Barca Facing Fine For Messi's Maradona Tribute

10 Nov 30, 2020 06:31 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breaking: Downs’ Deadline Day Transfer

7 Nov 30, 2020 10:14 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Confirmed: CAF Make Qualification Request To Hunt & JZ

43 Nov 30, 2020 11:33 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pitso: Sirino Wants To Come To Ahly!

41 Dec 03, 2020 12:28 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

‘The Sundowns Brotherhood Is More Important’

8 Dec 03, 2020 11:34 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Red Card Concern For City Coach V Pirates

5 Dec 03, 2020 02:52 PM in Orlando Pirates