In football, playing for rival clubs means that the players also become rivals. This is one of the things that make football an interesting game to watch.
Here are the six footballers who were once rivals but are currently team mates.
1. Alex Telles and Bruno Fernandes
They were rivals from 2017 to 2020 when Telles was playing for Porto and Bruno Fernandes was playing for Sporting Lisbon. They became team mates at Manchester United in 2020.
2. Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos
The Argentine footballer and the Spanish centre back we’re rivals in La Liga for more than 15 years. Messi was playing for Barcelona while Ramos was playing for Real Madrid. They both joined PSG in 2021 as free agents making them team mates.
3. Leroy Sane and Sadio Mane
The two wingers were rivals in the English Premier League when Sane was playing for Manchester City and Mane was playing for Liverpool. Mane joining Bayern Munich in the 2022 summer transfer window made them team mates.