Top TEN – Footballers ‘unsung sporting siblings’

As we complete our look at football’s heroes and villains, I examine the top 10 sporting brothers and sisters who have managed to slip under the radar and whose accomplishments have been dwarfed by their sibling’s success.

It is often incredible how many sets of brothers and sisters make it into professional sport, and while natural talent is a precursor, the following list shows just how much luck and good fortune matters to the creation of a successful career at the top level.

There are a number of famous football brothers, from Frank and Ronald de Boer and Brian and Michael Laudrup to Bobby and Jack Charlton. But, what happens when one sibling flies a lot higher than the other?

Check out my lowdown of the top ten – let me know if you can find any more worthy contenders!

Click on the Nevilles below to see the Top 10



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