World Cup Name Translator: John He Kills

Posted by - May 19, 2010 - Name Translator, World Cup

Oh yes! It’s back!

Hot on the heels of our popular Premier League Name Translator, it’s the World Cup Name Translator. The Translator will be cutting through the various lingos at this summer’s tournament to make sure you know your Thierry Henrys from your Terry Henrys.

First up, a member of Spain’s preliminary squad whose moniker sounds as much like a grave accusation as a name. Whether he kills and, if so, what he kills we do not know. But we won’t be crossing him just in case.

That’s right, Juan Mata is John He Kills.

  • Rhett Quartararo

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