7 Footballers & Their Superhero Alter Egos - Part 2!

t 2! If you didn't read my first article comparing footballers to their superhero alter egos...why not? Go and read it. If you did, welcome back for a second dose of footballing superhero alter egos and a ton of pretty dodgy Photoshopped images. Enjoy! Diego Costa is a fantastic striker. He's strong, clinical and troublesome for defences. But that's not what makes him like the powerhouse of the Fantastic Four. The reason for that? He is absolutely hideous. So hideous in fact that I'm not sure...

Jamie Vardy - Quicksilver

Jamie Vardy's having a party. Well he was, and then he wasn't, but now he kind of is again. 


Last season he ravaged the Premier League with his ridiculous speed and clinical finishing, scoring 24 goals and winning silverware for Leicester. He's QUICK... he won SILVERware... ergh, let's just move on. 

Alexis Sanchez - Ant-Man

Alexis Sanchez is a wonderfully skilful player who has been highly successful at both club and international level, causing havoc against larger and stronger defenders wherever he has played. Which is impressive considering the Chilean is tiny, standing at only 5 ft 6!

Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Thor

Zlatan is very good, we can all agree on that. He's been successful everywhere he's played, has a hammer for a right foot (see what I did there) and is currently proving his worth in the Premier League. 


Some go as far to call him not just a good player, but a God, and by some, I mean Zlatan himself. 

Wayne Rooney - Iron Man

Okay, this one is a stretch but hear me out. 


No, Rooney is not a genius like Tony Stark. He doesn't invent ingenious technologies and he definitely can't fly (although remember THAT goal against Manchester City?), but he does earn a shed ton of money - Wayne Rooney earns an incredible £300,000 per week; that's £1,786 an hour and £30 a minute and about 50p per second! 


Basically, an amount Iron Man himself would be proud of. 

David Beckham - Captain America

Now before you Americans out there start saying this should have been Clint Dempsey or Tim Howard, what you have to understand is that nobody cared about the MLS before old Golden Balls decided to swing his wonderful right foot in LA. 


He put the MLS on the map and is therefore, Captain MLSerica....or something like that. 

Aubameyang and Reus - Batman and Robin

Aubameyang and Reus started being referred to as Batman as Robin thanks to their classic celebration - you know the one. 


They also play completely in sync, just like the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder! Not sure how Reus feels about being Robin, but he only has himself to blame. 

Diego Costa - The Thing

Diego Costa is a fantastic striker. He's strong, clinical and troublesome for defences. 


But that's not what makes him like the powerhouse of the Fantastic Four. The reason for that? He is absolutely hideous. So hideous in fact that I'm not sure if its fair to compare him to the Thing, the Thing isn't too bad. But I definitely see a resemblance. 

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