Don Gibbons was reportedly the only other front-runner.
The Results are in: Our Baby will be Called Shay Gibbon after the Irish Goalkeeper Ole Ole Ole Ole
— Fota Wildlife Park (@fotawildlife) June 4, 2012
Shay was delighted and ended up tweeting the little fella. More here
“@fotawildlife: @No1shaygiven say hi to our Baby Agile Shay Gibbon named after yourself fotawildlife.ie/news/view/baby…”>hi Shay great name #honoured????
— Shay Given (@No1shaygiven) June 4, 2012