Soccer Player Names Son “Trendy”

No, that is what we mean. The boy’s name is Trendy. Soccer star and Peterborough defender (and Twitter-obsessed) Gabriel Zakuani recently gave birth to a little boy with wife Shanice Petrie, who works in the fashion industry.

Zakuani toldThe Sun” that his son’s name was inspired by his wife’s job in fashion as well as his love for Twitter –  “People have asked if his name is because of ‘trending topics’ on Twitter. Maybe it was in the back of my mind.”

Trendy’s sisters are named Destiny and Heaven — both a little out there, to be sure, but certainly not to the same degree as Trendy.

Check out Zakuani’s Twitter account — @Gabs50Zakuani — to see some of his comments about the name.

My take? Let’s be honest, it’s a horrible name. That said, just like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Apple or my friend nicknamed Pepsi, with time, it’ll become him — just another little boy with another set of syllables for a name. What do you think ?

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