Declan Rice’s brother sat in with West Ham United’s travelling fans as they were treated to a brilliant 2-0 win away at Dinamo Zagreb last night.
And Nikola Vlasic’s famous Croatian family were also pictured together watching the £33 million new boy’s full debut at the Stadion Maksimir.
West Ham won the game thanks to goals from Michail Antonio and an amazing solo effort from Rice.
So it would have made extra special viewing for his brother who not only watched on from the stands with the West Ham fans but posed for pictures too.
Rice’s brother is a dead ringer for the West Ham hero.
So there was little chance of the sibling going incognito.
But he happily posed for pictures with the supporters who idolise his brother.
Elsewhere in the ground, the famous Croatian sporting family Vlasic watched on together as Nikola made his first West Ham start back in his homeland.
Dad Josko is described as the patriarch of the remarkable Vlasic family in which all four members are involved in elite sport.
The father is an athletics coach and a former Yugoslavia national champion decathlete.
Vlasic’s mother Venera is a former cross-country skiing national champion and a PE teacher.
And their eldest child, Vlasic’s sister Blanka, is a well recognised face around the world.
She is the Croatian record holder in the high jump. And Blanka is also the former indoor World Champion and medalist in multiple Olympics.
West Ham’s perfect, professional performance laid down a real marker of just how far the Hammers have come under David Moyes.
Rice’s brother and Vlasic’s family watched what looked a seasoned European outfit – not a club playing their first bona fide European match for 15 years.
The power of the Premier League was on full display in Zagreb. West Ham completely dominated the Croatian champions in their own back yard.
Zagreb are no pushovers either. They thrashed Spurs 3-0 last season to knock them out of the Europa League.
What a night. What a performance.
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