Even though it is rare to actually have an identical twin, we often have that person who exists in the world that looks like us. That long lost almost twin who looks somehow like we were separated at birth. We've done some digging and found these unsuspecting professional footballer celebrity doppelgängers. Below are 18 pairs of twins that will make your head spin.
Karim Benzema, a forward for Real Madrid is twinning with actor, Shia Labeouf.
Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack and Oscar-award-winning actor Matt Damon are carbon copies of each other.
David Beckham was a former midfielder for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, AC Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team. His doppelgänger, Kurt Cobain, is best known for being the lead singer of Nirvana and in the late 1980s and early 90s. He paved the way for grunge rock to enter the world as a new music genre.
Blaszczykowski is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a winger for German club VfL Wolfsburg and the Poland national team. His better or worse half (who knows), is actor Sean Bean, prominantly known for playing Boromir in Lord of The Rings.
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas and actor Zachary Quinto, best known for his role as Spock in "Star Trek," are out of this world with their identical looks.
CF Pachuca and USMNT defender Omar Gonzalez is a spitting image of actor Adam Driver, who plays Kylo Ren in the recent Star Wars movies.
English professional footballer Joe Hart plays as a goalkeeper for West Ham United and is hard to tell apart from actor James Van Der Beek.
Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud may be a reincarnation of Austalian actor Errol Flynn, whose fame was at its peak in the 1930s.
Top dog Lionel Messi, who plays as a forward for Barcelona and Argentina, is twinning with the lead singer of Owl City, Adam Young.
Nikolas Anelka is a former Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal and Chelsea forward. Kobe Bryant had a lengthy 20-year career with the LA Lakers and led them to many victories.
Star forward for Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo could easily be confused with a young Benjamin Bratt, a TV actor who made his mark as a main character of "Law and Order."
Former English midfielder Owen Hargreaves is twinning up with the King of the North. Richard Madden is best known for playing Robb Stark in "Game of Thrones."
Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the Germany national team. His doppelgänger Buster Keaton was an actor and comedian in the early 1900s.
Former goalkeeper for Greece Antonis Nikopolidis is a mirror image of George Clooney, a famous actor and philathropist.
Fernando Torres is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for LaLiga club Atlético Madrid. Although he may not resemble the actor Sacha Baron Cohen, there is no denying the similarities between him and Cohen's renowned character Brüno.
Mats Hummels is a German professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. His look-alike is Orlando Bloom, who is an actor and has been in many movies, including "Pirates of the Caribbean," which he is in costume for in the picture above.
Lukasz Fabianski is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Swansea City and the Poland national team. His footballer celebrity doppelgänger is Matt Leblanc, an actor and comedian who has been acting since the 1980s.
Gareth Barry is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for West Bromwich Albion and has had the highest number of appearances in the Premier League. Barry's footballer celebrity doppelgänger is a young Richard Gere. Gere is an actor and humanitarian activist.