With both men boasting pace and power down the flanks, it should come as no surprise to discover that there is a bond between Manchester City winger Leroy Sane and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
City’s Germany international is a budding young talent who has adjusted his game quickly to meet the demands of life in the Premier League.
On the other side of the Atlantic, one of the superstars of the NFL has made a habit of causing opposition defences nightmares since joining the professional ranks in 2014.
With both men still in their early 20s there is the promise of much more to come from both Sane and Beckham in the years to come, which is great news for audiences in England and America.
While Beckham is currently making the most of the NFL offseason by meeting up with friends from other sporting circles, Sane needs to realign his focus.
City return to Premier League action on Sunday with a crunch clash away at fellow top-four hopefuls Arsenal, with Pep Guardiola hoping to see his side show no sign of domestic rustiness after the latest international break.