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10 Stars Who Were Coached By Their Fathers

There have been many father and sons in football, but today, we are specifically looking at 10 sons who were managed by their fathers at the highest level!

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see the players who were coached by their fathers, according to Transfermarkt.

According to the report, Cesare Maldini managed his son, AC Milan and Italy legend Paolo Maldini on 20 occasions in his career on the sidelines.

Manchester United defender Daley Blind has been manged by his dad, Danny Blind, 14 times – all of which came for the Netherlands.

Jordi Cruyff played under his iconic father Johan Cruyff at Spanish giants FC Barcelona, while American midfielder Michael Bradley has starred under his dad Bob Bradley.

Yoann Gourcuff featured under his dad Christian Gourcuff on 28 occasions, while Jamie Redknapp was coached by his experienced father Harry Redknapp at Southampton.

The report says that Darren Ferguson played for his father Sir Alex Ferguson at the Red Devils, though his time at United did not last long, as he featured under his dad on just 22 occasions.

Matthias Sammer and his father Klaus Sammer also feature in the list, as well as Tom Ince and his dad Paul Ince, who coached him for both Notts Country and Blackpool FC.

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The most recent father and son relationship in football in the list is Zinedine Zidane and his son Enzo Zidane, who is currently on loan from Real Madrid at Deportivo Alavés.

Do you think it is special for a player to feature under his father on football’s biggest stage? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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