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PICTURES: Sibling rivalry as Germany's Jerome Boateng marks his brother, Ghana's Kevin-Prince, during World Cup clash

Published on: 22 June 2014
Shake on it: Jerome Boateng (left) and his brother Kevin-Prince Boateng before the matchRead more:

Boateng brothers Jerome and Kevin-Prince went head-to-head for the second time at a World Cup as Germany took on Ghana on Saturday night.

Born in Berlin to the same Ghanaian father, Bayern Munich defender Jerome chose to represent Germany at international level, while Schalke midfielder Kevin-Prince wears the colours of Ghana.

Shake on it: Jerome Boateng (left) and his brother Kevin-Prince Boateng before the match Read more:

The pair were in direct opposition during the first half in Fortaleza as right-back Jerome was tasked with marking left-winger Kevin-Prince.

But that was where the rivalry ended and Jerome was replaced at half-time by former Everton defender Shkodran Mustafi.

Jerome and Kevin Boateng

Kevin-Prince, meanwhile, was withdrawn just seven minutes later in the wake of Mario Gotze’s opening goal for the Germans.

Ghana took a 2-1 lead thanks to goals from Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew but Miroslav Klose came from the bench to claim a 2-2 draw in a thrilling contest.

Jerome came out on top four years ago in South Africa as Germany emerged 1-0 winners during the group stage, both countries eventually advancing to the second phase.

Jerome and Kevin Boateng

Jerome and Kevin Boateng


Source: Daily Mail


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