Former Manchester United, Chelsea and AC Milan heroes are among the fathers who will be hoping to see their sons replicate their success on the pitch.
Over the weekend, George Weah’s son, Timothy, scored a hat-trick for the United States’ Under-17s against Paraguay in the World Cup.
Meanwhile, Diego Simeone’s son, Giovanni, continues to impress in Serie A after joining Fiorentina in the summer following speculation a number of Europe’s top clubs were hoping to sign the attacker.
And we’ve taken a look at 17 players who are all hoping to live up to their fathers’ name by going on to have a successful professional football career.
Warning: This is likely to make you feel incredibly old.
Who is the best at holding a lead? Who comes back?
This is an epic challenge.
We’ll never get over that heartbreak.
You have to love him.
How many can you get in the onion bag?
Is there anything between them?
Carra is certainly impressed by the Chelsea man.
Ten years on from that infamous night vs Croatia.
Mikael Forssell will always be a Birmingham hero.
Featuring Liverpool, Chelsea & Arsenal players.