In this article, we will share with you a list of popular football stars who play football together. Some of these football stars have played together in the same team and in some cases in different teams.
Here are five football stars you never knew had brothers.
TAULANT AND XHAKA GRANITE
Granit Xhaka played alongside his brother Taulant at FC Basel before joining Borussia Mönchengladbach almost a decade ago. The Xhaka brothers represent different nations internationally. Granit Xhaka plays for Switzerland – where they were both born – while Taulant plays for Albania – their home country.
GIANLUIGI AND ANTONIO DONNARUMA
Goalkeepers Gianluigi and Antonio Donnarumma were once teammates at AC Milan, before the youngest Gianluigi joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2021 after an impressive run with Italy in the EUROS 2021 tournament.
WESLEY AND RODNEY SNEIJDER
Rodney Sneijder was the younger brother of Dutch midfield maestro, Wesley Sneijder. During Wesley Sneijder’s time at Inter Milan, his brother Rodney played for Dutch club, Ajax FC.
TONI AND FELIX KROOS
Toni Kross has achieved national and international success throughout her illustrious career. Unlike his sibling, younger sibling Felix hasn’t achieved what Toni has in the game. That said, he still topped 300 appearances throughout his career in German football. Toni is currently at Real Madrid, while Felix is a coach at Union Berlin.
LARS AND SVEN BENDER
Twin brothers Lars and Sven Bender made their professional debuts for 1860 Munich three weeks apart in 2006. Now, 15 years later, they will bid farewell to German football on the same day after two outstanding careers respectively.