See The 6 Famous Footballers Who Are Worst Enemies (Photos)
Football is one of the most popular sporting games which gives players the chance to exhibit their talents on the field of play as they are appreciated by their fans.
There are many famous footballers who have achieved lots of success in football, but there are some that are worst enemies considering what happened between them, and here we look at some players who have shown hate to each other on the field.
1. Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra
Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is known to be a controversial player considering how he has been banned on many occasions, the player was banned for four months in 2014 after biting a player on the pitch, but his worst enemy on the field is French left back Patrice Evra.
The Barcelona star was banned for 8 games in 2011 after calling Patrice Evra a ‘negrito’ which many claimed that the language was an abuse against a dark in completion player.
2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Rafael Van der Vaart
Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Rafael Van der Vaart are another players who hated each other and they always show the hatred anytime Sweden and Holland meet in any football competition.
There was a time Zlatan threatened to break Van der Vaart’s leg when both players were involved in verbal tussle on the pitch.
3. Oliver Kahn and Jens Lehmann
These two goalkeepers were among the best stoppers during their playing days, but prior to the start of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, things got sour between these two men at the national team, and since then, both men have not been in good relationship.
4. Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira
Former Manchester United star Roy Keane and erstwhile Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira were worst enemies during their playing days in England as both players were involved in series on controversies.
5. John Terry and Wayne Bridge
The hatred between Chelsea captain and Wayne Bridge started when John Terry was accused to have slept with the girlfriend of Wayne Bridge, and ever since then, both players have kept away from each other.
6. Diego Maradona and Pele
Argentina legend Diego Maradona and Pele were known to be rivals during their playing days, and when Maradona was banned for drugs, the comment Pele made strengthened the hatred between them.