World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews


Please note that not all players mentioned below actually played during the World Cup tournaments indicated, but they were in their country's squads.

Fathers and Sons

Luis Pérez (Mexico, 1930)                       Mario Pérez (Mexico, 1970)
Martín Vantolrá (Spain, 1934)                   José Vantolrá (Mexico, 1970)
Roger Rio (France, 1934)                        Patrice Rio (France, 1978)
Domingos da Guia (Brazil, 1938)                 Ademir da Guia (Brazil, 1974)
Tomás Balcázar (Mexico, 1954)                   Javier Hernández Gutiérrez (Mexico, 1986)
Cesare Maldini (Italy, 1962)                    Paolo Maldini (Italy, 1990/94/98/2002)
Manuel Sanchís Martínez (Spain, 1966)           Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo (Spain, 1990)
Jean Djorkaeff (France, 1966)                   Youri Djorkaeff (France, 1998/2002)
Miguel Reina (Spain, 1966)                      Pepe Reina (Spain, 2006/10)
Pablo Forlán (Uruguay, 1966/74)                 Diego Forlán (Uruguay, 2002/10/14)
Nicolae Lupescu (Romania, 1970)                 Ionuţ Lupescu (Romania, 1990/94)
Jan Verheyen (Belgium, 1970)                    Gert Verheyen (Belgium, 1998/2002)
Julio Montero Castillo (Uruguay, 1970/74)       Paolo Montero (Uruguay, 2002)
Anders Linderoth (Sweden, 1978)                 Tobias Linderoth (Sweden, 2002/06)
Ilija Petković (Yugoslavia, 1974)               Dušan Petković (Serbia & Montenegro, 2006)
Roy Andersson (Sweden, 1978)                    Patrick Andersson (Sweden, 1994/2002)
Roy Andersson (Sweden, 1978)                    Daniel Andersson (Sweden, 2002/06)
Miguel Ángel Alonso (Spain, 1982)               Xabi Alonso (Spain, 2006/10/14)
Ján Kozák (Czechoslovakia, 1982)                Ján Kozák (Slovakia, 2010)
Włodimierz Smolarek (Poland, 1982/86)           Euzebiusz Smolarek (Poland, 2006)
Cha Bum-Kun (South Korea, 1986)                 Cha Du-Ri (South Korea, 2002/10)
Javier Hernández Gutiérrez (Mexico, 1986)       Javier Hernández (Mexico, 2010/14)
Vladimir Weiss (Czechoslovakia, 1990)           Vladimir Weiss (Slovakia, 2010)
Alexandre Guimarães (Costa Rica, 1990)          Celso Borges (Costa Rica, 2014)
Danny Blind (Netherlands, 1990/1994)            Daley Blind (Netherlands, 2014)

Brothers

Juan Evaristo (Argentina, 1930)                 Mario Evaristo (Argentina, 1930)
Lucien Laurent (France, 1930)                   Jean Laurent (France, 1930)
Rafael Garza Gutiérrez (Mexico, 1930)           Francisco Garza Gutiérrez (Mexico, 1930)
Manuel Rosas (Mexico, 1930)                     Felipe Rosas (Mexico, 1930)
Pierre Braine (Belgium, 1930)                   Raymond Braine (Belgium, 1938)
Max Weiler (Switzerland, 1934)                  Walter Weiler (Switzerland, 1934)
Zlatko Čajkovski (Yugoslavia, 1950)             Željko Čajkovski (Yugoslavia, 1950)
José Gonzalvo Falcón (Spain, 1950)              Juan Gonzalvo Falcón (Spain, 1950)
Ed Souza (USA, 1950)                            John Souza (USA 1950)
Andrés Prieto (Chile, 1950)                     Ignacio Prieto (Chile, 1966)
Alfred Körner (Austria, 1954)                   Robert Körner (Austria, 1954)
Hippolite Van den Bosch (Belgium, 1954)         Pieter Van den Bosch (Belgium, 1954)
Choi Jung-Min (South Korea, 1954)               Choi Yung-Keun (South Korea, 1954)
Ottmar Walter (West Germany, 1954)              Fritz Walter (West Germany, 1954/58)
Ernst Kozlicek (Austria, 1958)                  Paul Kozlicek (Austria, 1958)
Eligio Insfrán (Paraguay, 1958)                 Eliseo Insfrán (Paraguay, 1958)             [*]
Ivor Allchurch (Wales, 1958)                    Lens Allchurch (Wales, 1958)
Mel Charles (Wales, 1958)                       John Charles (Wales, 1958)
Bobby Charlton (England, 1958/62/66/70)         Jack Charlton (England, 1966/70)
Ivan Kolev (Bulgaria, 1962/66)                  Todor Kolev (Bulgaria, 1970)
Roger Saint-Vil (Haiti, 1974)                   Guy Saint-Vil (Haiti, 1974)
Fritz Leandre (Haiti, 1974)                     Marion Leandre (Haiti, 1974)
Uli Hoeneß (West Germany, 1974)                 Dieter Hoeneß (West Germany, 1986)
René van de Kerkhof (Netherlands, 1974/78)      Willy van de Kerkhof (Netherlands, 1974/78) [*]
Ignacio Flores (Mexico, 1978)                   Luis Flores (Mexico 1986)
Luc Millecamps (Belgium, 1982)                  Marc Millecamps (Belgium, 1982)
Victor Chanov (USSR, 1982)                      Vyacheslav Chanov (USSR, 1982)
Bernd Förster (West Germany, 1982)              Karl-Heinz Förster (West Germany, 1982/86)
Zoran Vujović (Yugoslavia, 1982)                Zlatko Vujović (Yugoslavia, 1982/90)        [*]
François Van der Elst (Belgium, 1982)           Leo Van der Elst (Belgium, 1986)
Thomas Allofs (West Germany, 1982)              Klaus Allofs (West Germany, 1986)
Sócrates (Brazil, 1982/86)                      Raí (Brazil, 1994)
Franco Baresi (Italy, 1982/90/94)               Giuseppe Baresi (Italy, 1986)
Khalil Mohammed Allawi (Iraq, 1986)             Karim Mohammed Allawi (Iraq, 1986)
Krimau Merry (Morocco, 1986)                    Mustafa Merry (Morocco, 1986)
Rolando Chilavert (Paraguay, 1986)              José Luís Chilavert (Paraguay, 1998/2002)
Michael Laudrup (Denmark 1986/98)               Brian Laudrup (Denmark, 1998)
Ibrahim Hassan (Egypt, 1990)                    Hossam Hassan (Egypt, 1990)                 [*]
Eissa Meir Abdulrahman (UAE, 1990)              Ibrahim Meir Abdulrahman (UAE, 1990)        [*]
Khalil Ghanim Mubarak (UAE, 1990)               Mubarak Ghanin Mubarak (UAE, 1990)
Erwin Koeman (Netherlands, 1990)                Ronald Koeman (Netherlands, 1990/94)
Richard Witschge (Netherlands, 1990)            Rob Witschge (Netherlands, 1994)
Dragoljub Brnović (Yugoslavia, 1990)            Branko Brnović (Yugoslavia, 1998)
François Omam Biyick (Cameroon, 1990/94/98)     Andre Kana Biyick (Cameroon, 1990/94)
Frank de Boer (Netherlands, 1994/98)            Ronald de Boer (Netherlands, 1994/98)       [*]
Jostein Flo (Norway, 1994/98)                   Tore Andre Flo (Norway, 1998)
Patrick Andersson (Sweden, 1994/2002)           Daniel Andersson (Sweden, 2002)
Billy McKinlay (Scotland, 1998)                 Tosh McKinlay (Scotland, 1998)
Emile Mpenza (Belgium, 1998)                    Mbo Mpenza (Belgium, 1998/2002)
Aleš Čeh (Slovenia, 2002)                       Nastja Čeh (Slovenia, 2002)
Marcin Żewłakow (Poland, 2002)                  Michał Żewłakow (Poland, 2002/06)           [*]
Niko Kovač (Croatia, 2002/06)                   Robert Kovač (Croatia, 2002/06)
Arouna Koné (Ivory Coast, 2006)                 Bakari Koné (Ivory Coast, 2006)
Philipp Degen (Switzerland, 2006)               David Degen (Switzerland, 2006)             [*]
Gabriel Milito (Argentina, 2006)                Diego Milito (Argentina, 2010)
Kolo Touré (Ivory Coast, 2006/10)               Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast, 2006/10/14)
Edgar Barreto (Paraguay, 2006/10)               Diego Barreto (Paraguay, 2010)
Jérôme Boateng (Germany, 2010/14)               Kevin-Prince Boateng (Ghana, 2010/14)       [**]

Families with three brothers:
Jhony Palacios (Honduras, 2010), Jerry Palacios (Honduras, 2010/14) and Wilson Palacios (Honduras, 2010/14)
Ibrahim Ayew (Ghana, 2010), André Ayew (Ghana, 2010/14) and Jordan Ayew (Ghana, 2014)

[*] twin brothers
[**] half-brothers

Uncles and Nephews

José Leandro Andrade (Uruguay, 1930)            Victor Rodríguez Andrade (Uruguay, 1950)
Knut Nordahl (Sweden, 1950)                     Thomas Nordahl (Sweden, 1970)
René-Pierre Quentin (Switzerland, 1966)         Yvan Quentin (Switzerland, 1994)
Safet Sušić (Yugoslavia, 1982/1990)             Tino-Sven Sušić (Bosnia-Hercegovina, 2014)
Gary Kelly (Ireland Rep., 1994/2002)            Ian Harte (Ireland Rep., 2002)
Stelios Manolas (Greece, 1994)                  Kostas Manolas (Greece, 2014)

Cousins

Bwanga Tshimen (Zaire, 1974)                    Kazadi Mwamba (Zaire, 1974)
Rigobert Song Bahanag (Cameroon, 1994/98/02/10) Alexandre Song (Cameroon, 2010/14)
Håvard Flo (Norway, 1998)                       Jostein Flo (Norway, 1994/98)
Håvard Flo (Norway, 1998)                       Tore Andre Flo (Norway, 1998)
Les Ferdinand (England, 1998)                   Rio Ferdinand (England, 1998/2002/2006)
David Suazo (Honduras, 2010)                    Hendry Thomas (Honduras, 2010)
Samir Handanovič (Slovenia, 2010)               Jasmin Handanovič (Slovenia, 2010)
Walter Ayoví (Ecuador, 2002/14)                 Jaime Ayoví (Ecuador, 2014)

Grandfathers and Grandsons

Tomás Balcázar (Mexico, 1954)                   Javier Hernández (Mexico, 2010/14)

Brothers-in-law


James Rodríguez (Colombia, 2014)                David Ospina (Colombia, 2014)

Fathers-in-law and Sons-in-law

Diego Maradona (Argentina, 1982/86/90/94)       Sergio Agüero (Argentina, 2010/14)

Other relations

The mother of Jérôme (Germany, 2010/14) and Kevin-Prince (Ghana, 2010/14) Boateng
is a niece of Helmut Rahn (Germany, 1954/58)

Fathers coaching Sons

Ondino Viera & Milton Viera (Uruguay, 1966)
Cesare Maldini & Paolo Maldini (Italy, 1998)
Zlatko Kranjčar & Niko Kranjčar (Croatia, 2006)
Ilija Petković & Dušan Petković (Serbia & Montenegro, 2006)
Vladimir Weiss & Vladimir Weiss (Slovakia, 2010)
Bob Bradley & Michael Bradley (United States, 2010)

Fathers-in-law coaching Sons-in-law

Diego Maradona & Sergio Agüero (Argentina, 2010)
Bert van Marwijk & Mark van Bommel (Netherlands, 2010) 

NO RELATION

There are some pairs of players which are completely unrelated to each
other, although many sources mention them as relatives:

Luis Pérez (Mexico, 1930)                       Mario Pérez (Mexico, 1950)
Bing Mo Heng (Dutch East Indies, 1938)          The Hong Djien (Dutch East Indies, 1938)
Nílton Santos (Brazil, 1950/54/58/62)           Djalma Santos (Brazil, 1954/58/62/66)
Mario Pérez (Mexico, 1950)                      Mario Pérez (Mexico, 1970)
Vicente Asensi (Spain, 1950)                    Juan Manuel Asensi (Spain, 1978)
Mihály Tóth (Hungary, 1954)                     József Tóth (Hungary, 1954)
Bobby Robson (England, 1958/62)                 Bryan Robson (England, 1982/86/90)
Eliseo Álvarez (Uruguay, 1962/66)               Emilio Álvarez (Uruguay 1962/66)
František Veselý (Czechoslovakia, 1970)         Bohumil Veselý (Czechoslovakia, 1970)
Claudio Sala (Italy, 1978)                      Patrizio Sala (Italy, 1978)
Djamel Zidane (Algeria, 1982/86)                Zinedine Zidane (France, 1998/2002/2006)
Roberto Baggio (Italy, 1990/94/98)              Dino Baggio (Italy, 1994/98)
Roy Keane (Ireland Rep., 1994/2002)             Robbie Keane (Ireland Rep., 2002)
Arkadiusz Bąk (Poland, 2002)                    Jacek Bąk (Poland, 2002/06)
Derek Boateng (Ghana, 2010)                     Jérôme Boateng (Germany, 2010/14)
Derek Boateng (Ghana, 2010)                     Kevin-Prince Boateng (Ghana, 2010/14)

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