- Arsenal U23 took on rivals Manchester United U23 on Monday, May 8
- Three brothers were all on the pitch at one point in the game
- Matthew played for the Reds while Chris and Joe Willock played for the Gunners
Arsenal and Manchester United fans enjoyed a rare sight in football as three brothers came up against one another in an U23 match between both clubs.
The three brothers namely Chris, 19, Joe, 17, and Matthew Willock, 20, were all part of the game at the Emirates stadium.
Chris and Joe represented the Gunners while their elder brother Matthew represented the Reds in that encounter.
Both Chris and Matthew started for their respective sides while Joe was introduced in the 46th minute which saw all three brothers involved in the game at the same time, on the same pitch.
At a point, all three brothers were playing for the Gunners before Matthew left was released to Manchester United as a 15-year-old.
The matched ended 2-2 after United came from behind to ensure the game ended in a draw.
Here are some tweets about the Willock brothers following the game:
NAIJ.com understands that this is not the first time three brothers have played in the same game at the same time.
The Wallace brothers - Danny and twins Rod and Ray - all played for Southampton in a match against Sheffield Wednesday in 1988.
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