From the Pirate Ship to the Carnival Club, via the Lepers and the Rat-Stabbers, test your knowledge of unusual nicknames
Where in Europe would you find the Anchovies, the Mattress Makers, the Clockwork Cheese and the Cucumber Growers?
What is the not entirely intimidating nickname given to Benin’s national side?
Where in the world can you see The Lepers take on The Rat-Stabbers?
The South African women’s team are known as Banyana Banyana, which loosely translates to …
The girls, the girls
Here we go, here we go
In which major European league might you see The Carnival Club take on The Moody Diva?
What is the culinary nickname of Russian giants Spartak Moscow?
The nickname of MLS side Houston Dynamo recalls which REM song?
Shiny Happy People
Man on the Moon
Which European Championship winners were nicknamed ‘The Pirate Ship’?
The Mastiffs and the Flying Donkeys contest the derby in which European city?
Swedish club AIK are known as Gnaget, or The Rodents. Where did they get the nickname?
A title-winning side filled with diminutive, tough-tackling players
An infestation that led to a Uefa Cup game being postponed
The team’s black, occasionally dark grey uniforms
The club was formed by players who defected from a struggling rival
Which European Cup-winning side are known as “the sons of the gods”?
Finally, in which city would you find the Canaries, the Black Eagles, the Owls, the Apaches and the Victors of Europe?
Rio de Janeiro
9 and above.
Back of the net!
5 and above.
A decent effort
0 and above.
Better luck next time