Premier League Name Translator: #9 Alexander Diamond

Posted by - February 4, 2010 - Name Translator, West Ham

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

This is precisely the reason why OTP has set up the Premier League Name Translator. West Ham splash out a reported £6 million to bring in an Alexander Diamond from Livorno when they could have got one from Aberdeen for a fraction of the price.

The only possible explanation is that Hammers boss John Francis Mound thought his compatriot sounded like he had a bit more flair.

That’s right, Alessandro Diamanti is Alexander Diamond.

  • Dublin Kopite

    Do you know who else has a name that means Alexander Diamond?… Aberdeen’s Alexander “Zander” Diamond! Spooky, eh?…