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 KlinsmannAnswer > They all managed a club they first played for and they all played for Sampdoria
Bastian Schweinsteiger, Gonzalo Higuain, Yaya ToureAnswer > They all have an older brother who is also a professional footballer
Nicholas Anelka, Ashley Cole, Carlos TevezAnswer > 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 BenzemaAnswer > 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 SanchísAnswer > 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