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International football's Band of Brothers: Part-2

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Modified 24 Jun 2013
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Part 2 of our look at the most famous brothers to have represented their countries in international football.

The Ravelli twins โ€“ Thomas and Andreas

The 1994 World Cup in the USA saw Thomas Ravelli at his best. In an international career that spanned almost two decades, starting in 1981, Ravelli played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Euro 1992, and the 1994 World Cup, in which Sweden finished 3rd, amassing 143 caps for his country in the process. His finest moment came when he saved 2 penalties during the shootout of the โ€™94 World Cup against Romania, that saw the Swedes progress into the semi-finals. Thomas is a Swedish football legend and also had club success as he won won an incredible 9 Swedish league championships and a Swedish Cup in his fantastic career.

Andreas won 41 caps for Sweden and 3 Swedish league titles.

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Published 23 Jun 2013, 17:01 IST
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