Football: BRAZIL FAWLTY'S GUNNING FOR IPSWICH.
Byline: STEVE BATES
NO wonder you're football daft when your dad names you after Brazilian legend Zico and home is called 'The San Siro
But 18-year-old Guernsey-born Ryan-Zico Black aims to have the last laugh on all those who give him stick for his bizarre monika.
He will achieve a boyhood dream when he lines up against Premiership Ipswich Town in the FA Cup third round next Saturday. "I love being called Zico," he says. "People sometimes have a go but it's all harmless fun."
It's no surprise then that he has never considered anything but a footballing career.
Being booted out by Bournemouth as a schoolboy left his dreams in tatters tat·ter 1
1. A torn and hanging piece of cloth; a shred.
2. tatters Torn and ragged clothing; rags.
tr. & intr.v. . And he admits: "I was devastated when that happened - it took me 18 months to get over it
"But Morecambe boss Jim Harvey Jim Harvey (born May 2 1958 in Lurgan) is a Northern Irish football player and coach.
Harvey is the current manager of Nationwide Conference side Forest Green Rovers. spotted me and gave me another chance. Playing Ipswich will be a fantastic experience but we're not just making up the numbers.
"We think we have a chance, especially as the game is at our place."
And, of course, dad will be there.
SAMBA STYLE ... from Ryan-Zico Black