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A chip off the old block: 12 great father and sons in football

When they grow up they want to be just like their dad.

THIS WEEK, WE brought you news that Brooklyn Beckham was hoping to follow in his old man’s footsteps.

The 14-year-old was at Chelsea’s Cobham facility for a trial having played in LA Galaxy’s youth academy during Beckham’s spell in the MLS.

If Brooklyn was to make it as a professional footballer, he would join a small group who overcame the enormous pressure of living in their father’s shadow to make a name for themselves at the top level.

A chip off the old block: 12 great father and sons in football
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  • Zinedine & Enzo Zidane

  • Harry & Jamie Redknapp

  • Cesare & Paolo Maldini

  • Paul & Thomas Ince

  • Johan & Jordi Cruyff

  • Brian & Nigel Clough

  • Alan & Alan Kelly junior

  • Frank & Frank Lampard junior

  • Mazinho & Thiago Alcantera

  • Peter & Kasper Schmeichel

  • Arnor & Eidur Gudjohnsen

  • Abedi Pele & Andre & Jordan Ayew

Got any other good ones?

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