Although they hail from the same country by birth, these footballers chose to play for different countries due to several prevailing circu...
Here are the top 3 brothers who do not play for the same country.
3. Alcantara BrothersThiago and Rafinha Alcantara were signed by Barcelona as young boys. They were held in high regard, but it is Thiago, the older brother, who has been more successful.
|Rafinha(left) and Thiago both came in through Barca's La Masia academy|
Thiago currently plays for Bayern Munich while his brother for Barcelona.
2. The Pogba BrothersThe flamboyant trio, Paul, Mathias and Florentin Pogba are Guinean. Paul, the youngest brother, was born in France.
|Mathias, Paul and Florentin Pogba|
He recently landed the No 10 shirt at Juventus. His brother, Mathias, plays in the Scottish Premiership with Patrick Thistle. Florentin plays for Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
1. The Boateng brothersHalf-brothers Jermoe and Kevin-Prince Boateng grew up in Berlin as the sons of an African immigrant.
|The Boateng brothers played against each other in the Bundesliga|
He has racked up 15 appearances with Ghana, scoring 2 goals. Jerome, on the other hand, has been playing for Germany since 2009. He went on top win the World Cup last summer.