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Old 01-23-2013, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Tragg View Post
It was and is a stupid Ozzie nick name.
It wasn't an "Ozzie nickname," it was just the way Ozzie pronounced Beckham. With his heavy Spanish accent, it came out sounding like bacon. Then the fans made it into a nickname.

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