17 footballer sons looking to follow in their famous fathers’ footsteps

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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.


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