Premier League Name Translator: #12 Richard Rock

Posted by - February 12, 2010 - Name Translator, Portsmouth

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

If you have to build your relegation fodder defence on anything, it might as well be a Rock. So Avram Grant has chosen well. He is – suspensions permitting – building his defence on a Rock of the Richard variety.

That’s right, Ricardo Rocha is Richard Rock.