Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is adept at shaking off opposition defenders, but he has been forced to be more creative to escape the glare of his adoring fans.
The Poland captain, 29, has revealed he goes by the name "Emil" to avoid attention.
"It is pure coincidence and I don't use it that much, but it is helpful when we are with friends somewhere," he told the Guardian.
"For example, in a restaurant, we talk and laugh, but don't use 'Robert' or 'Lewy'. And in that situation, I'm Emil....