‘So, you’re telling me that Joe Hart’s actual name is Charles-Joseph John Hart?’ – Yes we are. This is not a hoax.
Earlier on today, Torino announced the signing of Joe Hart from Manchester City in one of the biggest deals of the transfer window but one certain fact in a statement released by the Italian club stumped many football fans.
Don’t get me wrong, plenty of fans will have known that Joe’s first name is actually Charles but some were perplexed. Why isn’t he known by the name Charles?
Here is the statement that got people talking:
Twitter reacted as expected:
Eh? Joe Hart's real name is Charles Hart?
— Alex Shaw (@AlexShawESPN) August 31, 2016
How have I only just discovered that Joe Hart's first name is actually Charles?…
— James Browning (@JamesBrowning96) August 31, 2016
So wait, Joe Hart's real name is Charles Joseph John Hart?
He kept that quiet!
— Rocket (@RocketSoccerAM) August 31, 2016
Charles Hart just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Well, good luck in Torino, Charles.