17 footballer sons who could follow in their famous fathers’ footsteps

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It can be hard for footballers to deal with retirement – but former Manchester United, Chelsea and AC Milan heroes are among those whose dreams could continue through their offspring.

It’s every young football fan’s dream to make it as a professional – and is if those that manage it aren’t lucky enough, some of them even go on to see their sons follow in their footsteps.

Warning: This is likely to make you feel incredibly old.

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