Real Madrid defender Pepe explains origins of nickname

Real Madrid defender Pepe has explained why he is known by his nickname.

Real Madrid defender Pepe has explained why he is known by his nickname.

The Real Madrid defender, whose full name is Kepler Laveran Lima Ferreira, explained the origin his sporting nickname that everyone knows him by.

"My name in Brazil is quite difficult to pronounce. My coach and my father and called me Pepe because it was easier. And that how it has stayed; Pepe."

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