Jasond Gonzalez, the Kaizer Chiefs striker, recently provided an intriguing explanation for his distinctive Spanish name following his debut for the club in a match against Mamelodi Sundowns.
This article delves into the story behind his name and the context he shared regarding its origin.
The Debut and the Interview
In his first appearance for Kaizer Chiefs, Jasond Gonzalez entered the field as a second-half substitute during a match against Mamelodi Sundowns, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Following the game, Gonzalez was interviewed by SuperSport TV, where he was asked about his real name, Efmamjjasond.
The Unique Name’s Origin
Gonzalez proceeded to unveil the fascinating backstory of his unique name.
He explained that his parents crafted it by taking the initial letters of each month in Spanish.
According to him, his parents had discovered that there was only one other individual with the name ‘Efmamjjasond’ in the world, and it was the name of a school located in the Dominican Republic.
Breaking Down the Name
For clarity, Gonzalez provided a breakdown of his name, revealing that each letter corresponds to the months in Spanish:
- E (Enero = January)
- F (Febrero = February)
- M (Marzo = March)
- A (Abril = April)
- M (Mayo = May)
- J (Junio = June)
- J (Julio = July)
- A (Agosto = August)
- S (Setiembre = September)
- 0 (Octubre = October)
- N (Noviembre = November)
- D (Diciembre = December)
Jasond Gonzalez’s explanation of his unique name sheds light on the creative ways in which parents can craft distinctive identities for their children.
The combination of initials from each month in Spanish showcases the thoughtfulness and individuality behind his name.
It also highlights the diversity of names and cultures in the world, making for an interesting and memorable story for the footballer.
Such personal anecdotes add depth and character to the players beyond their performance on the field.