Premier League Name Translator: #17 Raphael of the Speed

Posted by - January 20, 2011 - All News, Name Translator, Tottenham

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

This bloke admitted himself that he initially struggled with the pace of the Premier League. Firstly, we must admit we didn’t notice him treading water on the White Hart Lane pitch. Secondly, now we have used the Premier League Name Translator we know that he had no excuses in the first place. He is, after all, of the Speed.

That’s right, Rafael van der Vaart is Raphael of the Speed.