[SHOCKING] Norwegian Liverpool Fan names Daughter YNWA

Life-long Liverpool supporter Kent Solheim had to convince his girlfriend to choose the unusual name

Carine Heum and Kent Roger Solheim with their daughter YNWA

This could be a huge surprise to many football enthusiast as a Norwegian Liverpool fan named his daughter YNWA in honour of his club – despite having never been to Anfield before.

Life-long Reds supporter Kent Roger Solheim lives in Sandefjord in Norway with his girlfriend Carine Heum and their two-week-old daughter YNWA Sofie.

According to Liverpool Echo, 29-year-old Kent said he had to convince his girlfriend to name their baby girl after the abbreviation for the Reds fans’ anthem You’ll Never Walk Alone.

He said: “It started last summer when we knew we were having a girl, so we decided to give her one name each. I’ve followed Liverpool all my life so I wanted to call her YNWA.”

Kent’s girlfriend Carine got him this Liverpool shirt for Christmas – just before YNWA was born

Carine wasn’t entirely impressed with the abbreviation, and the couple initially disagreed over how to spell YNWA’s name.

Kent said: “She was happy until I told her that I wanted it with a W and then it was a little discussion and she agreed.”

The unusual name – pronounced “Unn-wah” – has prompted a mixed response from friends and family.

Dad-of-one Kent said: “Most of the football interested guys they know the meaning, but people think it’s a nice name. They don’t like the meaning of the name as much if they support Manchester United.”

Kent has supported Liverpool his entire life – and received his first ever Liverpool kit when he was just three months old.

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The new parents are proudly carrying on the tradition, and YNWA’s own Liverpool babygrow will be arriving this weekend.

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