Photo: Liverpool duo Coutinho and Lucas party with Manchester rivals

Lucas Leiva and Philippe Coutinho joined Man United and Man City stars for party

Lucas Levia uploads photo of Christmas party Photo: Lucas Leiva/Instagram

Lucas Leiva and Philippe have put football rivalries aside as the Liverpool pair joined their fellow Premier League Brazilians for a Christmas party.

The Reds pair joined Manchester United right-back Rafael da Silva and his twin brother Fabio, as well as Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho.

And Liverpool midfielder Lucas was clearly thrilled to spend time with his compatriots at such a special time of year, uploading the photo to Instagram.

Lucas wrote: “Brazil mafia!!”

The 27-year-old midfielder has been his Instagram followers updated on his festivities throughout Christmas Eve.

A photo posted by Lucas Leiva (@leivalucas) on

“All ready for our Christmas !!! I wish a Merry Christmas with peace and love to all of you,” Lucas posted.

A short time later, Lucas uploaded a photo with his wife Ariana Lima from Christmas dinner.

A photo posted by Lucas Leiva (@leivalucas) on

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