Olivier Giroud: Fans Spot Striking Resemblance Between ‘Best in the World’ AC Milan Star and His Brother

Olivier Giroud: Fans Spot Striking Resemblance Between ‘Best in the World’ AC Milan Star and His Brother

Elijah Odetokun
March 13, 2023 at 9:16 AM
  • Olivier Giroud is one of the most successful footballers of his generation
  • The French international has achieved success across three countries
  • He was part of the Les Bleus team that won the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Olivier Giroud may not be a flashy striker like Karim Benzema, Robert Lewandowski, Sergio Aguero, or Luis Suarez but still certainly gets a mention among the best and most successful of his generation.

The French international has won big trophies: Ligue 1 with Montpellier, Serie A with AC Milan, the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League with Chelsea - although he never won the Premier League.

He has had a remarkable career, forming an essential part of Didier Deschamps' France squad that won the 2018 World Cup and reached the finals of Euro 2016 and 2022 World Cup, bagging a Puskas award as well.

Olivier Giroud, Romaine Giroud, AC Milan, France.
Olivier Giroud has been hailed as the best in the world by his brother, Romaine. Photo from @telefoot_TF1.
Source: Twitter

Giroud named the world's best

The former Arsenal striker is France's all-time top scorer, surpassing Thierry Henry during the World Cup in Qatar, as reported by ESPN. He is also one of the few players to have won the World Cup and the Champions League.

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His elder brother, Romaine has hailed the former Chelsea striker as the best player in the world in an emotional TV segment on Telefoot.

''For me, you are the best player in the world. I never told you, but through you, I made the career that I never managed to make,'' the 45-year-old said.

As reported by Sun UK, Romaine now works as a nutritionist and claims his younger brother inspired him to take up the career.

However, instead of focusing on the emotional part of the video, fans have honed in on the strong resemblance between the two, with one calling them 'twins with an age difference'.

Giroud hits back at troll

Sports Brief previously reported on Giroud hitting back at a player from Australia who trolled him and Kylian Mbappe during the 2022 World Cup.

Jason Cummings tried but failed to swap kits with the two French stars, then claimed the AC Milan striker acted like he 'does not speak English'.

Giroud, who spent over ten years in England, took to Twitter and uploaded a picture of the kit he exchanged with another player as a counter-troll.

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