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UEFA Release Handy Guide To Pronouncing Champions League Players' Name

UEFA Release Handy Guide To Pronouncing Champions League Players' Name

UEFA have released a very handy guide on how to correctly pronounce the names of stars featuring in this season's Champions League.

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The 2019/20 Champions League campaign gets underway tonight and ahead of the return of European football, UEFA have released an extensive guide on how to pronounce players' name.

The European governing body have highlighted a few players from each of the 32 clubs represented whose names are difficult to say right.

So, here's the right way to pronounce Joao Felix, Antoine Griezmann, Robert Lewandowski and N'Golo Kante, among others.

Ajax (Eye-axe)

Carel Eiting - Eh-ting

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Quincy Promes - Pro-mess

Dušan Tadić - Doo-shan Tad-itch

Donny van de Beek - Vonder-Bake

Hakim Ziyech - Zee-eck

Atalanta

Martin de Roon - der-Own

Hans Hateboer - Hatta-boo-er

Simon Kjær - Kee-air

Mario Pašalić - Pa-shah-litch

Berat Xhimshiti - Jimsh-ittee

Atletico Madrid (At-LAY-tee-co)

João Félix - Joo-wow Fay-lish

Koke - Cokka

Saúl Ñíguez - Sow-ool Nee-gess

Ivan Šaponjić - Shap-on-yitch

Šime Vrsaljko - She-may Ver-sal-ko

Barcelona (Bar-sell-owe-nah)

Antoine Griezmann - An-twan Gree-ez-man

Clément Lenglet - Long-lay

Moussa Wagué - Wa-gay

Bayer Leverkusen (By-er)

Charles Aránguiz - Aran-gweess

Lukas Hradecky - Hra-dets-key

Ramazan Özcan - Erz-jan

Joel Pohjanpalo - Po-yan-pah-lo

Bayern Munich (By-ern Moon-shun)

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Jérome Boateng - Jeh-rom Bwa-teng

Mickael Cuisance - Kweez-onss

Robert Lewandowski - Levan-dovski

Daniels Ontužāns - On-too-jans

Ivan Perišić - Perish-itch

Benfica (Ben-fee-ka)

Caio - Kye-oh

Ljubomir Fejsa - Lubo-meer Fay-sa

Andrija Živković - An-dree-a Jiv-kov-itch

Borussia Dortmund (Bo-rooss-ear)

Łukasz Piszczek - Woo-cah Peesh-check

Marco Reus - Royce

Julian Weigl - Yool-yan Vye-gul

Chelsea

César Azpilicueta - Az-pilly-kwetta

Michy Batshuayi - Batch-why

N'Golo Kanté - Con-tay

Christian Pulišić - Police-sick

Kurt Zouma - Zoom-er

Club Brugge (Cloob Brooger)

Brandon Meckele - Meck-eh-le

Simon Mignolet - See-mon Meen-yo-lay

Siebe Schrijvers - See-ber Skrivers

Thibault Vlietinck - Tee-bo Flee-tink

Crvena Zvezda (Tser-vay-nah zvez-der)

Srdjan Babić - Serd-yan Bab-itch

Richmond Boakye - Bo-atch-yay

Miloš Degenek - Mil-osh

Dušan Jovančić - Doo-shan Yovan-chitch

Veljko Simić - Velly-ko Sim-itch

Dinamo Zagreb (Dee-na-mo)

Izet Hajrović - High-ro-vitch

Luka Ivanušec - Ivan-oo-shets

Damian Kądzior - Kon-jaw

François Moubandje - Moo-ban-jay

Danijel Zagorac - Zago-rats

Galatasaray

Adem Büyük - Boo-yook

Selçuk İnan - Sel-chook Ee-nan

Okan Kocuk - Co-chook

Şener Özbayraklı - Shenner Erz-by-rak-ler

Genk

Gaetan Coucke - Gay-tan Cooker

Patrik Hrošovský - Raw-shovski

Joakim Mæhle - Mah-ler

Jere Uronen - Yeh-ray Oo-ro-nen

Dries Wouters - Vow-ters

Inter Milan (Inter-nats-eon-ar-lay)

Stefan de Vrij - Duv-rye

Diego Godín - God-een

Milan Škriniar - Shkreen-yar

Juventus (Yoo-ven-tus)

Federico Bernardeschi - Ber-nar-desk-ee

Juan Cuadrado - Wan Kwad-rard-o

Mattia De Sciglio - De Sheely-o

Wojciech Szczęsny - Voy-check Sh-chens-nay

Liverpool

Xherdan Shaqiri - Jer-dan Shat-cheery

Georginio Wijnaldum - Why-naldum

Lokomotiv Moscow (Lokomo-teev)

Vedran Ćorluka - Chor-loo-ka

Guilherme - Gil-yair-may

Benedikt Höwedes - Hoover-diss

Grzegorz Krychowiak - Gregorsh Crick-ovvy-ack

Lille (Losc leel)

Luiz Araújo - Ar-ow-joh

Jérémy Pied - P-yay

Loïc Rémy - L-oik Ray-me

Adama Soumaoro - Soom-our-oh

Xeka - Shekka

Lyon (Lee-on)

Houssem Aouar - Ow-ar (to rhyme with 'how are')

Fernando Marçal - Mar-sal

Jeff Reine-Adélaïde - Ren Adder-laid

Ciprian Tătăruşanu - Ship-ree-an Tata-roo-shah-noo

Manchester City

João Cancelo - Joo-wow Can-say-lo

Kevin De Bruyne - De Brurner

İlkay Gündoğan - Eel-kye Gun-doe-wan

Gabriel Jesus - Jay-zooss

Napoli

Elseid Hysaj - Hoo-sigh

Lorenzo Insigne - In-seen-yay

Kevin Malcuit - Mal-kwee

Olympiacos (Olimpy-ar-koss)

Daniel Podence - Po-dense

Paris Saint-Germain (Pah-ree San-Jer-man)

Idrissa Gueye - Gway

Layvin Kurzawa - Lay-van Kur-java

Thomas Meunier - Muh-nyay

RB Leipzig (Lie-pzig)

Matheus Cunha - Kun-ya

Emil Forsberg - Fors-berry

Péter Gulácsi - Goo-latch-ee

Konrad Laimer - Lime-er

Real Madrid (Ray-al Ma-dreed)

Dani Carvajal - Carva-hal

Thibaut Courtois - Tee-bo Cor-twa

Toni Kroos - Crowss

Salzburg (Salts-berg)

Erling Braut Håland - Hor-land

Dominik Szoboszlai - Sob-oss-lie

Cican Stankovic - Seet-san Stank-ov-itch

Albert Vallci - Val-chee

Shakhtar Donetsk

Dodô - Dudu

Taison - Tie-sun

Tetê - Tet-ay

Slavia Prague

Jan Bořil - Yan Bor-jill

Ondřej Kolář - Ond-ray Co-larj

Přemysl Kovář - Premmy-sil Co-varj

Petr Ševčík - Shev-chick

Nicolae Stanciu - Stan-choo

Ladislav Takács - Tock-arch

Tottenham

Toby Alderweireld - Ol-der-vay-reld

Serge Aurier - Oh-ree-ay

Ryan Sessegnon - Sess-en-yon

Valencia (Balen-see-a)

Francis Coquelin - Coker-lan

José Gayà - Guy-ya

Gonçalo Guedes - Gon-sarlo Gair-diss

Daniel Parejo - Pa-ray-ho

Manu Vallejo - Val-ay-ho

Daniel Wass - Vess

Zenit

Sebastian Driussi - Dree-oo-see

Yaroslav Rakits'kyy - Rack-its-key

Cheers, UEFA.

Topics: Football News, Griezmann, Football, UEFA, Champions League

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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