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Man Utd teammates hand Lisandro brutal nickname

Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez has been nicknamed “the butcher" by his teammates.

The central defender, who signed from Ajax in the summer, has established himself as a firm fan favorite among Old Trafford supporters.

The 24-year-old was their Player of the Month for August, while he is now excelling with Argentina at the World Cup.

Per ESPN, it is not only the United fans who are taken with Martinez, as he has won over his teammates as well.

Shouts of “the butcher" are common in training, especially when Martinez launches into a trademark tackle.

Criticized for his height when he first signed for United, the Argentine has quickly silenced his critics.



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