The best (and worst) nicknames in football


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The arrival of Sergio Aguero has not only brought excitement, energy and skill to the Premier League, it's also brought a new nickname.

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The name 'Kun' even appears on the Argentine's shirt after his family affectionately named him after the Japanese cartoon character Kum Kum, with whom he bears a resemblance.

Here, we take a look at some of the more entertaining nicknames in football, both the kind and cruel from past and present.