Premier League Name Translator: #8 Joy of War Lucky

Posted by - February 3, 2010 - Arsenal, Name Translator

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

If Arsenal have been accused of a lack of fight in recent times, they might like to recall their loaned out goalkeeper whose name suggested not only an abundance of fighting spirit but a love of war. OTP reader Lupek sent us this tip and, with a little help from Wikipedia, we have discovered that if you translate the name of the Gunners’ other Polish goalkeeper he sounds like a seminal 1970s text that might have revolutionised the life of a dictator.

Or, if you prefer, Smiling Warrior is an alternative translation!

That’s right, Wojciech Szczęsny is Joy of War Lucky.

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