Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcon (Img: Steindy)

In honour of Swansea ‘Swans’ City and Bradford ‘Bantams’ City getting to the League Cup final, Football Burp got punning on bird footballers and came up with the following wince-inducers…

Bird footballers

Robin van Persie, Manchester United

Raheem Starling, Liverpool

Radamel Falcon, Atletico Madrid

Ostrich-ard Dunne, Aston Villa

Lark Ji-Sung, Queens Park Rangers

Christian Ben-turkey, Aston Villa

Gareth Quail, Tottenham Hotspur

Pigeon-jo Shelvey, Liverpool

Louis van Gull, Holland manager

Goose Hiddink, manager of FC Anzhi Makhachkala

Sami Chickadee-ra, Real Madrid

Peter Crow-ch, Stoke City

Albat-Ross Barkley, Everton

Magpie Gueye, Everton

Ledley King-fisher, Tottenham Hotspur

Owl-an Shearer, ex-Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and Southampton

Ian Thrush, ex-Liverpool

Robbie Fowl-er, ex-Liverpool

Tit-i Camara, ex-Liverpool and West Ham United

Simon Grouse-on, Huddersfield Town manager

Dave Pheasant, ex-Wimbledon, Southampton, Chelsea, Nottingham Forest

Manuel Duck Osta, ex-West Ham United

Lau-wren, ex-Arsenal

Emu, ex-Arsenal

Andy Finch-cliffe, ex-Everton, Manchester City and Sheffield Wednesday

Dan Gosling, Newcastle United

Jay Spearing, Bolton Wanderers

Jay Jay Okocha, ex-Bolton Wanderers

André Beak-ey, Middlesbrough

Chris Wood-pecker, Leicester City

Hawk-ín, Málaga CF

Sparrow-man Pavlyuchenko, ex-Tottenham Hotspur

Paulo Swan-chope, ex-Derby County, West Ham United and Manchester United

Peli-Kanu, ex-Arsenal and Portsmouth

Puffin-idi George, ex-Ipswich Town

Owls that for starters? Give us your bird footballers in the comments section below…