It is not uncommon for two brothers to play football at the same time; two brothers play for the same club; and with their own abilities, two brothers are also called up to the national team to play for the country. Let’s take a look!
France: Hernandez brothers
Lucas Hernandez has played for the French team for many years. When he was still in Atletico, he became the Russian World Cup champion with the French team and served as a left-back in the team. In the same position, with his outstanding performance in AC Milan, his brother Teo Hernandez made his debut in the French national team last month.
Belgium: The Hazard brothers
At least a few years ago, Belgium’s head star was Eden Hazard; but his brother Solgen Hazard did not fall behind. In 2019, he was signed by Dortmund, and he was also the regular candidate for the Belgian national team coach Martinez. He performed well in the UEFA European Championships.
Mexico: Dos Santos brothers
The situation of these two people is very interesting. They both played and grew up in Barcelona’s younger teams. Later, he joined Villarreal together and later joined the Los Angeles Galaxy, but his brother Giovanni dos Santos currently has no team and is a free agent. The older brother Giovanni played 109 times for Mexico, while the younger brother played 54 times.
Russia: Miranchuk Brothers
The two are twin brothers who were born on the same day. Alexei Milanchuk was signed by Atlanta last year and played 39 times for Russia; Anton Milanchuk is still playing for Lokomotiv Moscow and has 19 appearances for the national team.
The Netherlands: The De Boer Brothers
Now comes the retired De Boer brothers. Ronald De Boer and Frank De Boer won the championship for Ajax in the 1995 Champions League. A few years later, the two were both signed by Barcelona, and Frank spent more time in Barcelona. Both played for the Dutch national team, and Frank himself also served as the Dutch coach until this year’s UEFA European Championships defeat.
England: The Neville Brothers
Gary Neville’s career is legendary. At Manchester United, he and Sir Alex Ferguson won twice the Champions League and multiple Premier League titles. And Phil Neville also performed well in Everton. Both played for the England national team and later became the coach and assistant coach of Valencia.
Côte d’Ivoire: The Touré Brothers
In the last ten years, the greatest players in Africa were the Toure brothers, especially Yaya Toure, a key player of Barcelona, who created the legend of six crowns with Guardiola, and then became a legend of Manchester City. . Kolo Toure has also played for Manchester City and Arsenal. Both are historic players in Ivory Coast.
Argentina: The Milito brothers
Perhaps it took Gabi Milito to land in the giants in less time, but in the face of Real Madrid’s defeat, he left Barcelona; however, his brother Diego Milito had a more successful career. The two played for Zaragoza together, then the younger brother of the centre-back was signed by Barcelona, and the older brother as the striker was eventually signed by Inter Milan. Under the leadership of Mourinho, he became a hero in the 2010 European War and played 25 times for Argentina in international competitions. The younger brother Gaby played 41 times.
Russia: Brothers Berezutsky
Russia also contributed a pair of twin brothers, who have fought for Russia together for many years. Vasily Berezutsky is a legendary player of CSKA Moscow and the Russian national team. He played 101 times for Russia until his retirement in 2018; and Alesshe Berezutsky also played at the same time and at the same club. At the end of his career, he played 58 times for Russia.