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Top 7 footballers you never knew are identical twins


While twins are rare to see, finding two that practice the same profession is even odder. Gbojom take a look at the 7 footballers who are identical twins. Some even completed their dream playing in the same team while some had to come up against each other.

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1. Rafeal and Fabio  Da Silva The Brazilian twins brothers won the 2010/2011 EPL title together while rafael (left) won two further league at the highest professional level, playing for Manchester United in the Premier League. they played in three matches together .But while Fabio now plies his trade with Middlesbrough, Rafael currently plays for Lyon.







(2).Sven and Lars Bender The duo of Sven and Lars ply their trade with Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen respectively. They have both managed to reach the highest level over in the Germans Bundesliga. Both of the Bender twins were part of the three over age players, Germany took to the Olympics and at 27 years. They were part of the silver winning team at the Rio Olympic Games.







3. Marouane and Mansour Fellaini Marouane is more popular among the two as he plays for Manchester United in England



                             


                                                        R-L: Marouane and Mansour Fellaini






4. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi Former Super Eagles star, Daniel Amokachi has twin sons Nazim and Kalim Amokachi playing for Turkish champions Besiktas





5. Hamit and Halil Altintop Hamit and Halil completed their dream of playing in the same team, with both playing at Schalke 04. However, Hamit later went across to Spain to play for Real Madrid, while Halil had a long and successful career in Germany with the famous club 







6. Florentin and Mattias Pogba
While most football fans are more than aware of the world's most expensive midfielder Paul Pogba, not many know his older twin brothers who are professional footballers themselves.
Florentin and Mattias Pogba have also established a decent footballing career for themselves - with the former having the more successful career of the two, having played in Ligue 1 for St Etienne since 2012.










7. Rogelio and Ramiro Funes Mori Everton defensive midfielder Ramiro Funes Mori is the more famous twin out of the two brothers. But both played for River Plate in Argentina. Rogelio now currently plays for C.F. Monterrey in Mexico.










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