Why parents wanted Man City's Maicon named 'Michael'

Manchester City fullback Douglas Maicon was named after Hollywood actor Michael Douglas!

Manchester City fullback Douglas Maicon was named after Hollywood actor Michael Douglas!

Maicon's parents had wanted their newborn son to be known as Michael, after the famous actor, but the person in charge of registering names at the local registrar's office got it wrong!

The Brazilian joined City earlier this season from Inter Milan.

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