Footballer Nicknames

Argentina: 

Simeone - El cholo (the beast)
Messi - La pulga (the flea) [for his height]
Maradona - El pibe de oro (Golden Boy), Hand of God
Tevez - El apache [he was born in the Apache]
Aguero - Kun [based on a cartoon character]


Brazil:

Ronaldo - Il fenomeno
Pele - O Rei (the King)
Ronaldinho - The One Man Show


Colombia:

Falcao - El tigre 
Rodriguez - El bandido


England:

Beckham - Spice Boy, Becks
Rooney - Wazza


France:

Ribery - Scarface
Zidane - Zizou
Henry - Titi


Germany:

Kahn - Gengis Kahn, der Titan, Volcano
Müller - Raumdeuter (Space investigator) [because he finds space everywhere]


Italy:

Buffon - Super Gigi
Cannavaro - The Berlin wall
Balotelli - Super Mario
Totti - The gladiator
Pirlo - The architect


Mexico:

Hernandez - Chicharito (little pea) [his dad was called 'pea']


Portugal:

Ronaldo: CR7


Spain:

Casillas - San Iker, the Saint
Puyol - Tarzan [because of his appearance]
Iniesta - The illusionist, Don Andres [by the media]
Villa - El guaje (the kid) [because he played with older children as a kid], Maravilla (miracle) How about Legend?
Torres - El niño (the child) [because he became a captain at a very young age]
Azpilicueta - Dave [because his name is so hard to pronounce]


Sweden:

Ibrahimovic - Ibracadabra


Uruguay:

Suarez - El pistolero (the gunslinger)