We love to watch big derby games like Manchester United v Liverpool or Real Madrid v Barcelona or AC Milan up against Juventus.
But rivalries between two players are more decorated and intense than team rivalries.
A highly anticipated new documentary looks at the lengthy wars fought between Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane in the days when Manchester United and Arsenal battled for Premier League supremacy.
The football world has seen many tug of wars take place between members of two rival sides.
Verbal spats, physical battles and unintentional as well as intentional challenges and tackles result in the aggravation of these showdowns and clashes.
Media also tends to play a significant role in exasperating these rivalries but it all comes down to the involved players to handle these issues.
Which rivalries make the cut? Click on to find out.