The Vikings announced today that Böhringer has received approval from the NFL to add the umlaut over the ‘o’ in his last name on his jersey.
Böhringer will become the first player to have the umlaut on his jersey. Pierre Garçon, who is Haitian has a cédille under the c in his name on his jersey, as a rare NFL player with a special character on his jersey.
It is great to see NFL teams sporting jersey’s with the correct spelling for the fans across the world. You can now buy Böhringer’s jersey online in the Vikings store.