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10 Stars Who've Had Better Careers Than Their Brothers

The likes of Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba are among football's biggest names, but both 2018 FIFA World Cup winners have siblings who did not quite reach the heights they have. Here are 10 stars who have had more successful careers than their brothers!

Click through the gallery above to see 10 players who have enjoyed better careers in football than their brothers.

Having been a star at Juventus prior to his move to Manchester United, where he is currently one of the team's most talented players, and having won the biggest prize in football in Russia last year, Paul Pogba has enjoyed a trophy-laden career at the highest level. 

The midfielder, however, has two brothers, Mathias and Florentin, who have had considerably less successful careers than their younger brother. At just 26 years old, Paul has won a FIFA World Cup, played in a European Championship final and a UEFA Champions League final, and won 10 club trophies. 

Meanwhile, Mathias has won just a single trophy in his club career, and Florentin has won just two. Despite the gulf in class between Paul and his two brothers, though, the three siblings are incredibly close and supportive of one another's careers. 

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Not known to many, Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has an old half-brother by the name of Jires Kembo-Ekoko, a 31-year-old winger who is currently without a club. The DR Congo-born player spent six years at Stade Rennes from 2006 to 2012, before taking his career to the United Arab Emirates. 

He has since played his football in Qatar and Turkey, but is nowhere near the household name his younger step-brother Kylian is. The PSG forward, 20, is just seven strikes away from 100 club goals, and has already hit the back of the net 13 times for France. 

Edinson Cavani has a similar story, although his half-brother Walter Guglielmone retired some years ago. Guglielmone managed just two caps for Uruguay, while his younger sibling has represented his country on 114 occasions so far.

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The PSG striker is also widely recognised as one of the most lethal strikers in football, having scored 336 goals at club level, and 48 times on the international stage. 

Can you name any other footballers who have had more successful careers than their brothers? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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