Top TEN footballers who ‘failed to live up’ to their siblings’ billing
During a summer transfer window clubs are linked with multiple players and fans all have their own opinions, stating that some players just aren’t worth their transfer fee and there are better ones out there. That must be bad enough for a new signing- to feel like they are second, or even third best in the eyes of the fans, but what about those players who are not even considered the best in their family?
How must it feel for players to be compared to their more successful sibling time and time again, always knowing that they are going to come off worse, and not quite live up to the expectation their sibling created. Football is no different from anything in life and sibling rivalry exists with a vengeance with the players not just vying to be their parents golden boy, but the fans too – and here is a look at the top ten footballers who did not quite reach the dizzy heights of their brother.