Premier League Name Translator: #10 Lewis Gooddeath

Posted by - February 8, 2010 - Name Translator, West Ham

Cutting through the exotic monikers of Premier League imports so you can judge the player, not the name

Throughout his career in England, the West Ham striker has battled against cruel accusations that his name was in some way related to a dead snake. It is not. Unless the snake in question had one helluva death.

That’s right, Luis Boa Morte is Lewis Gooddeath.

  • mike poxon

    OK… not the premiership, but what about Bas Schweinsteiger, essentially “Pig Shagger”?