IN PICTURES: 17 of the funniest World Cup fantasy team names

Chosen your World Cup fantasy team name? Click on the image above or link below to launch our gallery of brilliant names for fantasy teams
Chosen your World Cup fantasy team name? Click on the image above or link below to launch our gallery of brilliant names for fantasy teams

For many of us, fantasy football isn’t about the winning or even the taking part – it’s about trying in vain to make your friends laugh with a player-themed and witty team name.

With the World Cup set to kick off on Thursday, time is running out to assemble a team and come up with a chuckle inducing title. 
If you’re short on ideas you can rely on this pun-heavy list featuring players appearing at this year’s World Cup.

Click on the link or image above to launch our gallery of brilliant fantasy names.