Different brothers have played the game of football, share similar success stories and pursue their dreams of becoming the best. Some of them were extraordinary world-class players and some failed to live up to expectations. All in all, their fans call them famous brothers in football.
Below are the seven most famous brothers in football.
1. Romelu Lukaku and Jordan Lukaku
Romelu is the elder brother of Jordan Lukaku. The Belgian Top Scorer currently plays for Inter Milan after a short spell at Chelsea. Inter Milan and Chelsea agreed on a loan deal worth 10.3 million euros.
Lukaku has scored 251 goals in 508 appearances. Romelu Lukaku left Chelsea because of a lack of playing time.
Jordan Lukaku was born on the 25th of July 1994 in Antwerpen, Belgium. He is 28 years old.
Jordan has changed his nationality as he now plays for Dr. Congo. He has an height of 177m. He started his football Journey in 2000 with the youth club KFC Wintam and moved to Boom FC in 2003.
The name of the father of both footballers is Roger Lukaku who played as a Congolese striker.
Jordan is a left-back and can also excel in the left midfield position, he is currently without a club. The market value of the defender is 7 million pounds.
The defender had an exceptional career winning different trophies in Belgium and Italy.
In 205 appearances, Jordan has shipped in 4 goals, made 7 assists, and received 23 yellow cards with no red card.
2. Filippo Inzaghi and Simone Inzaghi
Filippo Inzaghi is an Italian professional football manager and former player who played as a striker.
He is the head coach of Serie B club Reggina. He was born on August 9, 1973 and his 49 years. He is one of the most decorated players in football history.
The striker retired on 24 July 2012. He was nicknamed Super Pippo by his fans because of the number of goals he scored.
Filippo’s younger brother Simone Inzaghi was born in Piacenzawho and was also a footballer who played as a striker.
He is the head coach of Serie A club Inter Milan. He earned three caps for Italy in as many years. Simone Inzaghi is known for using a 3-5-2 formation.
Out of 328 appearances, the striker scored 90 goals. Simone won the manager of the season last season with Lazio.
For his managerial career, he has gotten a 54.93% winning rate across all competitions.
3. Giovani Dos Santos and Jonathan Dos Santos.
Giovani is a Mexican veteran who began his career alongside his brother Jonathan in Barcelona. He was born in 1989 and is 30 years old.
Jonathan was born on the 26th of April 1990. He plays as a defensive midfielder.
He is 1.73 m tall. He scored five goals and had 12 assists in his first two and a half seasons, but injuries limited his playing time the last two years when he sat out nearly a third of the Galaxy’s 56 games.
In 355 appearances, the player scored 21 goals. The father of both players died of COVID-19 in 2020.
4. Thorgan Hazard and Eden Hazard
Thorgan was born on 29 March 1993, in La Louviere, Belgium.
he is 29 years old. he is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder and winger for Borussia Dortmund and Belgium.
The Belgian excels well in a counter-attacking role. Thorgan wears number 10 for his club. In 391 appearances for club and country, the attacking midfielder has scored 84 goals.
Going by recent statistics Thorgan is a better player than Eden.
Eden Hazard plays for Real Madrid in Spain. Eden left Chelsea in 2019. But has been suffering from injuries that have drastically reduced his shine.
He is married to Natacha Van Honacker. He was named the best player to play in the Premier League.
Eden also has younger brothers named Ethan and Kylian Hazard. Ethan was born on August 9, 2003.
5. Mario and Felix Gotze
They were separated by a 6 years age gap, young Felix was only making his second appearance in the Bundesliga after he joined Augsburg from Bayern Munich where he spent 4 years for the U17.
Mario will always be a legend in the heart of the German national team after he came in as a super sub to score for the team in the final against Argentina.
He won three Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich before his playing time was limited by Pep Guardiola.
6. Sami Khedira and Rani Khedira
Both players belong to a strong footballing family. Sami won the champions league and FIFA Club World Cup with Real Madrid.
Rani was born on January 27th, 1994. He is 28 years old. He began his footballing career at Stuttgart but now plays for Union Berlin in Germany. The last born of their family also pursue a degree in football management.
7 Lucas and Theo Hernandez
Both players followed in their father’s footsteps to play at the highest level of European football. Theo has better skills than Lucas, but he is weaker when it comes to defending.
Theo was born on October 6, 1997, in Marseille. He stands at 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) and weighs 78 kg.
He is married to a model named Zoe Cristofoli. He joined Atlético Madrid’s academy in 2007, and Theo Hernandez currently plays for Italian side AC Milan.
He is an important part of the team’s tactical set-up due to his explosiveness from the left-back position.
Lucas was born in February 1996 and is currently 26 years old. Lucas plays for Bayern Munich and the French national team.
He is 1.84 m tall. Lucas plays as a defender for his team and is a left-footed player. The defender is very good at speaking French and German.
Amelia Ossa is married to Lucas. He was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment after he was caught fighting with his partner.