Parents changed country, now brothers made world cup debut for 2 different teams

These two brothers play together for Spain’s legendary club Athletic Bilvayo and are an important part of the club, but both teams change at the international level.

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Updated on: Nov 25, 2022, 2:13 PM IST

At present the FIFA World Cup is being organized in Qatar. A brother is eager to play against his own brother in this World Cup. It is not usually seen at the international level that two brothers play against each other from different teams, but this is happening in this World Cup. The Williams brothers are facing each other in this World Cup. (File pic)

This is the story of Inaki Williams and Nico Williams.  Inaki Williams is the elder brother and he is playing from Ghana.  While Nico Williams is playing for Spain.  Both of them are making their World Cup debut from different teams.  (File pic)

This is the story of Inaki Williams and Nico Williams. Inaki Williams is the elder brother and he is playing from Ghana. While Nico Williams is playing for Spain. Both of them are making their World Cup debut from different teams. (File pic)

Actually, both of their parents are from Ghana.  His father is from Ghana and mother is from Liberia.  Both of them had come from Accra, the capital of Ghana, to the Spanish city of Mella.  His father's name is Felix Williams and mother's name is Maria Arthur.  Both of them had traveled to Spain crossing the Sahara desert in the heat of 50 degree Celsius.  (AFP photo)

Actually, both of their parents are from Ghana. His father is from Ghana and mother is from Liberia. Both of them had come from Accra, the capital of Ghana, to the Spanish city of Mella. His father’s name is Felix Williams and mother’s name is Maria Arthur. Both of them had traveled to Spain crossing the Sahara desert in the heat of 50 degree Celsius. (AFP photo)

Maria was pregnant at that time.  She was about to give birth to her first child but she did not know about it.  Speaking to the news agency AFP, Maria said, "If I had known, I would have stopped." Both of them traveled in a truck to change the country and when they reached Spain, they were detained by the police.  Later, when Felix and Maria told that they were coming from the country where the fighting is going on, the police let them go.  (AFP photo)

Maria was pregnant at that time. She was about to give birth to her first child but she did not know about it. “If I had known, I would have stayed,” Maria told AFP news agency. Both of them traveled in a truck to change the country and when they reached Spain, they were detained by the police. Later, when Felix and Maria told that they were coming from the country where the fighting is going on, the police let them go. (AFP photo)

Both these brothers play in Spain's legendary club Athletic Bilvayo.  However, Inaki was ignored by the Spanish team and then he came to Ghana and started playing international football from here.  Nico is playing for Spain only.  Both are participating in this World Cup.  (AFP photo)

Both these brothers play in Spain’s legendary club Athletic Bilvayo. However, Inaki was ignored by the Spanish team and then he came to Ghana and started playing international football from here. Nico is playing for Spain only. Both are participating in this World Cup. (AFP photo)

Nico told AFP, "Most of all, I would love to play against Ghana."(AFP photo)

“Most of all, I would love to play against Ghana,” Niko told AFP.(AFP Photo)


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