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Fathers & Sons Who Represented Their Countries

It has been claimed that sons of famous footballers only have a 0.13% chance of becoming a professional player as well, but these legendary stars' sons went one further, following in their fathers' footsteps by representing their country.

Click through the gallery above to see 10 father and son combinations who both represented their nation!

This week, two upcoming stars are likely to make their debut for their countries, with Marcus Thuram and Giovanni Reyna recently receiving call-ups to France and the United States of America, respectively.

Both Bundesliga players are set to follow their famous father’s paths and represent their nation at international level.

Thuram, who has impressed for Borussia Monchengladbach, is set to make his debut for Les Bleus 22 years after his father Lilian won the 1998 FIFA World Cup with France.

Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Reyna, meanwhile, could feature for the USA's senior side for the first time 14 years after his father Claudio retired from national team duty.

Read: Brothers In The Shadow Of Their Famous Siblings

The pair are yet to feature for their countries at the highest level, but both represented their nations at youth level.

Erling Haaland is another exciting star who is making headlines for his country, doing so a few years after his dad Alf-Inge Haaland ran out for Norway as well.

You can find some more famous father and son combinations who played for their countries by clicking through the gallery above!

Note: For the purposes of this article, only sons who currently play for their national teams were listed.

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