EURO 2020

UEFA Release List of How to Correctly Pronounce Euro 2020 Player Names

Mudeet Arora
How to pronounce the UEFA EURO 2020 players
How to pronounce the UEFA EURO 2020 players / Paolo Bruno/Getty Images
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UEFA have put together a guide for fans to correctly pronounce some of the toughest names of players who will be featuring at the upcoming Euro Championship.

They have handed out a guide to pronunciation of these specific players' names too.

Here's the list of players categorised by each participating country:

AUSTRIA

Stefan Lainer – Liner

Philipp Lienhart – Leen-hart

Alessandro Schöpf – Sherpf

Karim Onisiwo – Onni-see-vo

Sasa Kalajdzic – Sasha Kal-ide-jitch


BELGIUM

Toby Alderweireld – Al-der-way-reld

Michy Batshuayi – Bat-shoe-a-yi

Timothy Castagne – Cast-an-yer

Thibaut Courtois – Tee-bo Cor-twa

Thomas Meunier – Muh-nee-ay

Simon Mignolet – Min-yo-let

Thomas Vermaelen – Ver-mah-len


CROATIA

Milan Badelj – Bad-el-ee

Luka Ivanušec – Eevan-oo-shets

Mislav Oršić – Orsh-itch

Šime Vrsaljko – Shi-may Ver-sal-ee-ko


CZECH REPUBLIC

Jan Bořil – Yan Borjil

Ondřej Čelůstka – Ondjay Chell-oost-ka

Adam Hložek – H-lozhek

Tomáš Holeš – Hollesh

Pavel Kadeřábek – Kadder-jah-beck

Aleš Matějů – Alesh Mattay-oo

Jiří Pavlenka – Yeer-zhee

Jakub Pešek – Pesheck

Petr Ševčík – Shev-cheek

Tomáš Vaclík – Vatz-leek


DENMARK

Simon Kjær – Care

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Hoy-byer

Jonas Lössl – Yo-nass Lussel

Joakim Mæhle – May-leh

Frederik Rønnow – Rern-oh


ENGLAND

Fans should be able to pronounce all players' names just fine.


FINLAND

Nikolai Alho – Arl-hoh

Paulus Arajuuri – Ara-yoo-ree

Jasin Assehnoun – Asser-known

Nicholas Hämäläinen – Hama-lay-nen

Lukas Hradecky – Lukash Radetski

Juhani Ojala – O-yalla

Teemu Pukki – Pooky

Sauli Väisänen – Vay-san-en


FRANCE

Lucas Digne – Loo-cah Dee-nyuh

Olivier Giroud – Ol-iv-ee-eh Ji-roo

Antoine Griezmann – On-twan Gree-ez-man

N'Golo Kanté – N-go-lo Kon-tay

Clément Lenglet – Long-lay

Steve Mandanda – Stev Mon-don-dah

Mike Meignan – Mane-yoh

Marcus Thuram – Too-ram


GERMANY

Manuel Neuer – Noy-ah

İlkay Gündoğan – Eel-kay Goon-doe-wan

Emre Can – Jan

Joshua Kimmich – Kim-ikh


HUNGARY

Tamás Cseri – Tom-ash Cherry

Dénes Dibusz – Day-nesh Di-boos

Péter Gulácsi – Pay-ter Goo-lat-chi

Ákos Kecskés – Ah-kosh Ketch-kay-sh

Gergő Lovrencsics – Ger-gur Lov-ren-chitch

Ádám Nagy – Nah-dge

Szabolcs Schön – Saw-bolch Shern

Attila Szalai – Saw-law-ee


ITALY

Federico Bernardeschi – Ber-nar-desk-ee

Giorgio Chiellini – Jor-joe Key-eh-lean-ee

Federico Chiesa – Kee-ay-sah

Alessio Cragno – Cran-yo

Lorenzo Insigne – In-sin-yuh


NETHERLANDS

Steven Bergwijn – Stay-ven Berugg-why-n

Matthijs de Ligt – Mat-ice Dull-icht

Marten de Roon – Der-own

Quincy Promes – Pro-mess

Donny van de Beek – Fun der-bake

Wout Weghorst – Vowt Vegg-horst

Georginio Wijnaldum – Why-naldum

Owen Wijndal – Whyne-dal


NORTH MACEDONIA

Visar Musliu – Moos-lyoo

Vlatko Stojanovski – Stoyan-ovski

Aleksandar Trajkovski – Try-kovski

Ivan Trickovski – Tritch-kovski


POLAND

 Bartosz Bereszyński – Berresh-in-skee

Paweł Dawidowicz – Dav-id-ov-itch

Łukasz Fabiański – Woo-cash Fab-yan-ski

Kamil Jóźwiak – Yoz-vee-ak

Tomasz Kędziora – Kend-zyor-a

Dawid Kownacki – Kov-nats-kee

Kacper Kozłowski – Kos-lov-skee

Robert Lewandowski – Lev-and-ov-ski

Kamil Piątkowski – Pyont-kov-skee

Przemysław Płacheta – Pwa-shetta

Tymoteusz Puchacz – Pook-atch

Jakub Świerczok – Shfair-chock

Wojciech Szczęsny – Voy-chekh Sh-chen-sni


PORTUGAL

 Anthony Lopes – Lopsh

Bruno Fernandes – Fur-nandsh

Diogo Jota – Dee-ohg Zhotta

Gonçalo Guedes – Gon-sarlo Gair-diss

Raphael Guerreiro – Ge-ray-ro

João Félix – Joo-wow Fay-lix

João Moutinho – Joo-wow Mo-teen-oo

João Palhinha – Joo-wow Pal-een-a

Pedro Gonçalves – Gon-salvsh

Pepe – Pep (not 'Pep-eh')

Rúben Neves – Nevsh


RUSSIA

Igor Diveev – Div-ay-ev

Artem Dzyuba – Jooba


SCOTLAND

Jon McLaughlin – Mick-lock-lin

Kieran Tierney – Teer-ni


SLOVAKIA

Michal Ďuriš – Djoo-rish

Marek Hamšík – Ham-sheek

Patrik Hrošovský – Hroshov-skee

Tomáš Hubočan – Hoo-bo-chan

Dušan Kuciak – Koo-tsee-ack

Juraj Kucka – Koots-ka

Milan Škriniar – Shkrin-ee-ar

Dávid Strelec – Strell-ets


SPAIN

César Azpilicueta – Ath-pili-coo-et-a

 Sergio Busquets – Boo-skets

David de Gea – De-hay-eh

Diego and Marcos Llorente – Lorentay


SWEDEN

Marcus Berg – Berry

Emil Forsberg – Fosh-berry

Sebastian Larsson – La-shon

Victor Lindelöf – Lin-de-love

Robin Olsen – Ul-sen

Mattias Svanberg – Svan-berry


SWITZERLAND

Eray Cömert – Jo-mert

Breel Embolo – Brail

Becir Omeragic – Bess-eer Omer-adjitch

Fabian Schär – Share

Xherdan Shaqiri – Jer-dan Sha-chee-ree

Granit Xhaka – Jakka


TURKEY

Kerem Aktürkoğlu – Actur-koch-loo

Altay Bayındır – Baynder

Uğurcan Çakır – Ooroojan Chak-r

Hakan Çalhanoğlu – Chalha-no-loo

Zeki Çelik – Cheleek

Halil İbrahim Dervişoğlu – Darvish-oh-loo

İrfan Can Kahveci – Car-vay-jee

Efecan Karaca – Efferjan Karaja

Orkun Kökçü – Kerk-choo

Çağlar Söyüncü – Cha-la Ser-yoon-choo

Yusuf Yazıcı – Yaz-idger


UKRAINE

Heorhii Sudakov – Georgie

Viktor Tsygankov – Zee-gan-kov


WALES

Chris Mepham – Mepp-um


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