(Video) Watch:Fabinho reveals what his real name is and who began calling him ‘Fabinho’
Due to his contribution to Jurgen Klopp’s all-conquering Liverpool team, Fabinho has become a household name throughout the globe, yet it’s not his real name at all.
In an interview with Saturday Social on Sky Sports, the Brazilian was invited to share a fact about himself that not everyone knows, and he revealed the origin of his given name.
“I asked my Mum when I started my career what she preferred – Fabinho or Fabio – and she said Fabinho, so I stayed with Fabinho”.
When your mother gives you the thumbs-up, you can be sure that a nickname will stick. This is definitely the case with the reds No. 3.