Good morning hivers, I am crazy about football and on this platform, I liked to write about reviews about football matches that occurred in weekends,European football plus Rwanda related games but thought I change for this morning and write about a new topic,
It is not common to see two brothers playing the beautiful game and reach great heights but I bring some notable mentions of famous footballing brothers,
The Ayew brothers
Andre "dede" ayew plays for Qatari side Al sadd and captains the Ghana national team while Jordan ayew plays in the premier league for crystal palace.
They are the sons of abadi pele, A former Ghanaian captain and legend,
The two brothers played together at Swansea and are both regarded at Ghana greats, Andre won the 2011 BBC African footballer of the year and Ghana player of the year while Jordan won the 2019-2020 crystal palace player of the year and the 2020 Ghana player of the year,
Both brothers helped Ghana reach the final of the 2015 Africa cup of nations where they were defeated by eventual winners Ivory coast with Andre ayew dede named top goalscorer of the tournament.
The toure brothers
Kolo toure is currently part of Brendan Rodger's backroom coaching staff and he is part of Ivory coast coaching staff, He played as a central defender for Arsenal, Manchester city, liverpool and Celtic.
Yaya toure is currently assistant coach at Russian club akhamt grozny, he played as a central midfielder for Barcelona, Manchester city, Monaco and olympiacos.
Yaya toure was more of a success than his brother as he was named the africa player of the year for 4 consecutive years between 2011 and 2014 and BBC African footballer of the year for 2013 and 2015, Both brothers won the 2015 Africa cup of nations and featured in the team of the tournament.
The Neville brothers
Phil Neville is currently head coach of MLS side Inter Miami and co-owns Salford city alongside former Manchester United teammates,
Gary Neville works a pundit for sky sports and coached Valencia in 2015 to early 2016,
Both brothers started out at Manchester United and though Phil Neville left for Everton in 2005 while serving for more than 10 years, his younger brother Gary stayed at Manchester United till his retirement in 2001,
They were both part of the famous 1999 Manchester United treble winning season and multiple premier league titles win and have a whopping 903 appearances between them.
The Boateng brothers
Jerome boateng is a central defender who plays for Lyon and represented the German national team winning over 70 caps,
Kevin prince Boateng plays as a midfielder or forward for German side Hertha Bsc and the Ghana national team,
Even though they are estranged, They have enjoyed on pitch glory as Jerome boateng won the world in 2014 with Germany and Prince won La Liga with Barcelona in 2018 and Serie A with AC Milan in 2011.
The hazard brothers
Arguably the most talented brothers, Eden hazard plays for Real Madrid while Thorgan hazard plays for Borussia Dortmund,
They initially started together at Chelsea while Thorgan was going on loan to Borussia moenchengladbach and he was eventually sold and impressed afterwards in the Bundesliga hence earning himself a move to Borussia Dortmund, Eden made a name for himself at Stamford bridge and earned a dream move to real Madrid.
They are both part of the team that took third place at the 2018 world cup in Russia.
Have you noticed any notable brothers missing, feel free to air your views in the comments.