On social media, the name of a French basketball player has gone viral. He has recently become an internet sensation, and his name is literally everywhere. Individuals have been famous for their game-or-something, but this is different.
He was born on June 12, 1988, and currently plays for Metropolitans 92 in the LNB Pro A. What’s in a name, you might wonder? However, the name is striking. He is now becoming well-known in the basketball world.
Many people believe he is the only man in the world who can take the stage from Victor Wembanyama vs Scoot Henderson. Let’s find out what his name is and what all the fuss is about.
The Viral French Basketball Players Name Is ‘Steeve Ho You Fat’
The name of the viral French basketball player is ‘Steeve Ho You Fat.’ No, you did not make a mistake; you read it correctly. Those who are wondering his name is ‘Steeve’ with 2 e’s and his surname is ‘Ho You Fat’.
The name went viral when the famous NBA Twitter account posted a tweet. The tweet reads, “Announcer: ‘Ho You Fat with the three. Yes, I just said that. That is that man’s name.’” And then in the clip, the other announcer laughs.
Announcer: "[Steeve] Ho You Fat with the three. Yes I just said that. That is that man's name. Don't tweet at me."
He's just doing his job 🤣pic.twitter.com/J1nXjxZtYv
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) October 5, 2022
Along with the name, Ho You Fat’s jersey has also gone viral. “Looks like they really want that jersey,” the player wrote on his Instagram Stories. Then he shared a lot of stories about people, which have blown up on the internet. Check it out below.
Steeve Ho You Fat’s social media account does not have a large number of followers at the time of writing. But it’s definitely going popular because everyone wants to know who he is.
The player said before the game, “I’m gonna tell you something that’s been going on in my life, like for my whole life, since I’ve been a kid, even before I played basketball. I’ve always tried to do (something) different.
I’m not even talking about sports, whatever. In any field, I’m always trying to be original, something original, something one of one, something that’s never been done before. And this is really how it worked in my life. I don’t know where it comes from.
I think I was born with it. I’ve always been trying to be original. Unique, that’s the word.” In the end, he added, “My goal is to be like something you’ve never seen.” Well, his name is something we have never seen before.
People Believe ‘Steeve Ho You Fat’ Is A Legendary Name
A lot of people dropped their thoughts on the name and said it’s actually a legendary and amazing name in the sports industry.
One penned, “Steeve Ho You Fat, is the greatest name in sports.”
Steeve Ho You Fat, is the greatest name in sports.
— why is that info needed (@sxnzfb) October 5, 2022
Another penned, “Steeve Ho You Fat is the best sports name ever, it’s not even a debate.”
Steeve Ho You Fat is the best sports name ever, it’s not even a debate.
— Benson (@BensonSmooth24) October 5, 2022
The player is in his second season with the club and 14th season as a professional basketball player.
Ho You Fat enlisted Metropolitans 92 ahead of the 2021-22 season after having played for Chorale Roanne Basket from 2019 to 2021. He stands 6-foot-8 and weighs just under 200 pounds.
What are your thoughts on this pretty unique and hilarious name? You are welcome to drop your opinions in the comment section below.