Can you pronounce these footballer players' names?
Hearing a commentator struggle to pronounce a name of a footballer is quite hilarious; with football laws demanding a player’s name be placed on the back of the shirt; commentators, pundits and fans find some names so hard that they call out players by their numbers.
Must be a nightmare for these poor kit designers.
While Arsenal fans still debate on the pronunciation of their brand new left back’s name, reporters are still having a hard time.
We’ve made you a guide to help you pronounce some of the most difficult names in football, prepare to repeat them over and over again, these aren’t going to be easy.
If you thought pronouncing them was bad, try spelling them.
Henrick Mkhitaryan: Armenia (Manchester United)
Jakub Błaszczykowski: Poland (Wolfsburg)
Correct pronunciation: Ya-koob Blash-chi-kov-ski
Sokratis Papastathopoulos: Greece (Borussia Dortmund)
Correct pronunciation: So-kra-tez Pa-pas-ta-tho-poo-los
Reza Ghoochannejhad: Iran (Charlton Athletic)
Reza it is.
Gylfi Sigurðsson: Iceland (Everton)
That's definitely not how its said.
Correct Pronounciation: Gil-fee Sig-urd-sun
Grzegorz Krychowiak: Poland (PSG)
You're on your own with this one.