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12 Footballers Managed By Their Fathers

Football has seen numerous cases where players have been managed by their fathers, adding an interesting dynamic to their careers. Here are 12 notable footballers who had the experience of being managed by their fathers:

1. Daley Blind: His father managed the Dutch national team from 2015 to 2017, during which Daley played under his guidance.

2. Harry Redknapp: At Southampton, Harry's father served as his manager from 2005 to 2006, making for a unique father-son coaching relationship.

3. Michael Bradley: Bob Bradley, Michael's father, oversaw his international career with the United States national team from 2006 to 2011.

4. Niko Kranjcar: Zlatko Kranjcar, Niko's father, managed the Croatian national team from 2004 to 2006 while Niko played for them.

5. Alex Bruce: Steve Bruce, Alex's father, was his manager at Hull City from 2012 to 2016, allowing them to work together at the club.

6. Tom Ince: Paul Ince, Tom's father, managed him during his time at Blackpool FC from 2013 to 2014.

7. Jordan Larsson: Henrik Larsson, Jordan's father, coached Helsingborgs, a Swedish football team, from 2015 to 2016, with Jordan as a player.

8. Enzo Fernandez Zidane: Zinedine Zidane, Enzo's father, managed him at Real Madrid from 2016 to 2017, adding a familial connection to their professional relationship.

9. Darren Ferguson: Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary Manchester United manager, oversaw his son Darren's career at the club from 1990 to 1994.

10. Luca Zidane: Luca had the unique experience of being managed by his father, Zinedine Zidane, at Real Madrid from 2016 to 2018.

11. Cesar Maldini: Paolo Maldini, Cesar's father, served as the manager of the Italian national team from 1996 to 1998, coinciding with Cesar's playing career.

12. Jordi Cruyff: Playing for Barcelona between 1994 and 1996, Jordi had the privilege of being managed by his father, the legendary Johan Cruyff.

These players had the opportunity to learn and develop under the guidance of their fathers, creating a unique bond both on and off the field.

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