Football World Cup Families

It is not unusual for sporting success to run in families, largely in part to common fortunate genes. There are many examples of related athletes who have participated in the World Cup, below are examples of just some of the more interesting related competitors at the FIFA World Cup.

Father - Son

Brothers in the same team

 

Sources: The data for the Father/Son players was originally from a list published by Marcelo Leme de Arruda of the The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.



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