World Cup Name Translator: Fred National Insurance Stamps

Posted by - June 7, 2010 - Name Translator

Making sure you know your Thierry Henrys from your Terry Henrys

One member of the Italian squad will be delighted to be on his nation’s payroll this summer if only to live up to his name. This goalie will be earning his state pension in style by picking up his namesake National Insurance contributions.

That’s right, Fred National Insurance Stamps is Federico Marchetti.

  • anonymous

    I’m just curious what the source is on this translation? or is it just in good fun.


    probably just taking literal translations from babelfish.

  • Rob Parker

    Yeah, just a bit of fun with some literal translations.


    Germany what a crazy game!