Premier League Name Translator: #8 Joy of War Lucky
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.