Don’t you just hate it when you hear a fact that makes you question absolutely everything?
We still remember when we first heard Ross Barkley has a Nigerian father.
Well, a Reddit thread has emerged that may do just that.
The thread lists footballers who are related to each other and, while some of them are obvious and well known, some of them we’re just hearing about for the first time.
We’ve gone down the list and have brought you some of the best ones. Some of them you will already be aware of but we guarantee some will leave you questioning everything.
Let’s take a look:
Luka Modric and Mark Viduka - cousins
Thiago Alcantara and Rafinha - brothers
Alex Iwobi and Jay-Jay Okocha - uncle and nephew
Lionel Messi and Bojan - fourth cousin
Kevin Prince Boateng and Jerome Boateng - half-brother
Carl Cort, Leon Cort and Ruben Loftus-Cheek - half-brothers
Leroy Fer and Patrick van Aanholt - cousins
Gini Wijnaldum and Royston Drenthe - cousins
Jamie Redknapp and Frank Lampard - cousins
Jordan and Andre Ayew are Abedi Pele's sons
Daniel Sturridge had two uncles who played in the Premier League, Dean and Simon Sturridge
Lomana and Kazenga LuaLua brothers are cousins to Yannick Bolasie
Coutinho and Juninho - distant cousins
Didier Drogba and Olivier Tebily - cousins
Thorgan, Eden and Kylian Hazard - brothers
Paul, Florentin and Mathias Pogba - brothers
Taulant and Granit Xhaka - brothers
Some of them really are mind-blowing.
Croatian Luka Modric and Australian Mark Viduka are related?
Lionel Messi and Bojan are distant cousins?
But our favourite is Philippe Coutinho being distant cousins with Middlesbrough legend Juninho - the player who held the record of the most goals in the Premier League by a Brazilian until the former Liverpool player beat it.
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