It is not everyday that two brothers get to share similar profession, but an occurrence of such is usually a beauty to behold. If there's one club that has produced so many talented players over the years, it is Manchester United, a home for plenty of athletes around the world.
However, of the many footballers who came and shone on the big stage at Old Trafford, a couple of them happened to be siblings. In view of this, take a look at two pairs of brothers who played football together with the Red contingent of Manchester.
Gary was the older brother of Phil and both played as full backs for Manchester United for about eleven campaigns. Together they won six Premier league titles, three FA Cups, one Champions league title, among other trophies. Unlike Gary, Phil departed Old Trafford for Everton in 2005 and there he played until retirement in 2013.
Photo of Phil (Left) and Gary (Right) celebrating with the Champions League title in 1999
2- Fabio and Raphael Da Silva
Fabio and Raphael were two adorable twin brothers that featured together as full backs for Manchester United from 2008 to 2014. Raphael happened to make more appearances than Fabio and because of that he received three Premier league winning medals compared to his brother's one.
However, In a bit to enjoy more playing time, Fabio left Manchester United for Cardiff City in 2014 and a year later, Raphael departed as well.
Photo of Raphael (Left) and Fabio (Right) Posing with the Premier league title in 2011
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