Come on, be honest… you laughed, didn’t you?
When Robbie Savage said “Koch tried to pull out” during commentary of Leeds United vs Fulham on Saturday, Twitter was sent into hysterics.
He was, of course, referring to Leeds’ new signing, Robin Koch, whose name is pronounced exactly how you think it is.
It got us thinking: what are the other funniest names in football?
We got someone to investigate…
Koch (right) in action for Leeds against Fulham on Saturday
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Kuntz is still working in the national Germany set-up
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German international Kuntz was brought to worldwide attention at UEFA EURO 1996 where Germany were crowned champions. His unfortunate surname has singled him out as a figure of ridicule among British football supporters.
Nowadays, Kuntz is Germany’s Under-21 boss, and won the UEFA Under-21 European Championships with his country in 2017.
Goodwillie in action for Clyde in 2018
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Prolific for Dundee United in the 2010-11 season, Scottish striker David Goodwillie earned a move to Blackburn Rovers the following campaign.
He was unfortunately unable to replicate his form south of the border and only managed two Premier League goals in 20 appearances for Rovers. He has since returned to Scotland and remains a regular goal-getter in the lower divisions with Clyde.
Nortey pictured in action for Chorley during last season
Former Chelsea youth product Nortei Nortey has played for a range of clubs in the English non-league pyramid. He currently features for Chorley FC but has also played for Dover Athletic, Maidenhead United, Wrexham, Welling and Solihull Moors.
Nortey by name, journeyman by nature.
Brazilian defender Argel Fucks was subject to a famous Eurosport…