Premier League player’s unique nickname originates from the movie Cool Runnings

Brentford defender Mathias ‘Zanka’ Jorgensen shared the origin of his unusual nickname, which dates back to his youth career at Danish club Boldklubben af 1893. The 33-year-old, who joined Brentford in 2021, explained that the nickname was coined by his youth coach, Johan Lange, who was inspired by the movie ‘Cool Runnings’ after a crowded … [Read more…]