Sounds like you're thinking of former Chicago Bears defensive player William Perry, whose nickname was "Refrigerator."
The Refrigerator was/is his nickname.
He got his name because he was as big as a refrigerator.
Because he was the size and shape of a human refrigerator! (You try stopping a runaway fridge!)
Dwight David Eisenhower's nickname was Ike
Someone who is every large. It began with William Perry a defensive lineman, who was given the nickname refrigerator.
He was known as "The Refrigerator" or abbreviated "The Fridge".
Malayalam movie actor Mammootty's nickname is Mammookka.
Abraham Lincoln had the nickname of Honest Abe.
'Jack' is a common nickname for someone whose name is 'John.'
People called Thomas are given Tommy nickname
People called Anthony are given Tony nickname
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