Spain 1 Netherlands 5: Not even Google can be bothered to pronounce Cesar Azpilicueta

The search engine giants have taken to calling the Spain defender Dave

With possibly the most unpronounceable name in football, Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta is called Dave by his Chelsea team-mates.

The affectionate nick-name, which the 24-year-old spoke about in an interview with The Independent, has now spread to Google.

The world's largest search engine has unveiled a new latest score feature in which the team line-ups can be accessed.

While the names of every other player are spelt out in full, including those of team-mates including Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and Diego Costa, in place of Azpilicueta is 'Cez (Dave)'.

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The Google team line-up page

 

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With 'Dave' playing for Spain

 

Following Spain's humiliating 5-1 defeat to the Netherlands, Azpilicueta might have preferred his name, whether real or a joke, hadn't appeared on the line up at all.

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