Football has been one of the greatest sports of all for years. Approximately, there are 250 countries in this sport, with millions of people being a fan of this game. And here, in this world of football, there have been many legendary and great footballers who have marked their name eternally. Generations after generation are playing the game.
One unique thing in this generations regard is that there are many pairs of father and sons, who both of them became a footballer, the later following the footsteps of the former. Check out the names of the top 5 footballers here.
One of the best defenders of all time, who tops this list, is Paolo Maldini. He marked his name in the world of football for both his club as well as for his nation. His father was Cesare Maldini who used to play as a defender as well.
The Danish footballer, Kasper Schmeichel plays as a goalkeeper for his nation and appears for the Premier League club Leicester City. His father Peter Schmeichel was a goalkeeper, who used to play for Manchester United.
Erling Haaland is one of the best strikers in the world at present. The 21-year-old appears for Borussia Dortmund, and he is nicknamed the Terminator for his strength and athleticism. His father, Alf-Inge Haland used to play as a defender and a midfielder for his nation. He plays for various renowned football clubs including Manchester City, Leeds United, and Nottingham forest.
Federico Chiesa of Italy is the son of former footballer Enrico Chiesa. Enrico Chiesa used to play as a striker for his nation and his son followed the same by his father, appears as a winger for Italy and the Serie A club Juventus.
Timothy Weah is an American soccer player, who appears as a striker for his nation and plays for the Ligue 1 club, Lille. He is the son of the former professional footballer George Weah who is currently the 25th president of Liberia.