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What Do These 3 Footballers Have in Common?

Today I decided to play a bit of trivia, this time by finding common ground between three random footballers. While some of these combinations have more than one thing in common, the answers posted are the ones that are a bit more "out of the box". (To see the answer, highlight the black box with your cursor.)

Clarence Seedorf, Graeme Souness, Jurgen Klinsmann

Answer >  They all managed a club they first played for and they all played for Sampdoria

Bastian Schweinsteiger, Gonzalo Higuain, Yaya Toure

Answer > They all have an older brother who is also a professional footballer

Nicholas Anelka, Ashley Cole, Carlos Tevez

Answer > They all won the EPL title with rival clubs.

Deco, Gerard Pique, Henrik Larsson

Answer > They have all played alongside both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Michael Ballack, Thierry Henry, Arjen Robben

Answer > They all lost in the UEFA Champions League Final and FIFA World Cup final in the same year

Wayne Rooney, Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema

Answer > All were involved in a prostitution scandal

Michael Bradley, Niko Kranjčar, Darren Ferguson

Answer > These three made their club and national team debuts with their fathers being the managers at the time

Paolo Maldini, Sergio Busquets, Manolo Sanchís

Answer > The only 3 footballers who had won a Champions League title and had a footballer father who had done so as well

Bojan Krkić, Mario Balotelli, Jamal Blackman

Answer > All three won a Champions League medal before the age of 20

Pelé, Paul Breitner, Zinedine Zidane

Answer > These three have all scored in two different FIFA World Cup final matches