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10 Famous Father-Son Duos Who Played For The Same Club Ft. Haaland, Zidane, Simeone, Busquets

Football has always been a sport that brings families together, and it’s not uncommon for talented footballers to come from footballing families. In this list, we’ll be looking at 10 famous father-son duos who not only shared a passion for football but also had the privilege of playing for the same football club.

From legendary footballers like Johan Cruyff and Zinedine Zidane to rising stars like Justin Kluivert and Federico Chiesa, these duos have left their mark on the beautiful game and have given fans plenty to cheer about over the years. Join us as we celebrate the legacies of these footballing families and their contributions to the sport.

Erling Haaland is the latest player to follow in his father’s footsteps and play for the same club as he is all set to don the Manchester City shirt in the upcoming 2022/23 season.

Erling’s father Alfe-Inge Haaland played for the Cityzens for three seasons from 2000 to 2003 and now his son has committed his future to the club for five years.

Before the Haaland duo, some famous footballers followed their father’s path and donned the jersey of the same club. Zinedine Zidane saw his son Enzo play for Real Madrid for a brief period of time.

Three generations of the Maldini clan graced AC Milan starting with Cesare Maldini followed by Italian football legend and his son Paolo Maldini and now Daniel Maldini is currently plying his trade with the Serie A giants.

So here are 10 famous Father-Son duos who played for the same club. Do sit back and enjoy it.

Erling Haaland and Alfie Haaland,
Patrick Kluivert and Justin Kluivert,
Zinedine Zidane and Luka Zidane,
Daniel, Paolo and Cesare Maldini,
Diego Simeone and Giuliano Simeone,
Johan Cruyff and Jordi Cruyff,
Periko Alonso and Xabi Alonso,
Daley Blind and Daniel Blind,
Sergio Busquets and Carlos Busquets,
Federico Chiesa and Enrico Chiesa

The Cruyffs (FC Barcelona)

Father – Johan Cruyff (1973-1978)

Son – Jordi Cruyff (1994-1996)


The Maldinis (AC Milan)

Father – Cesare Maldini (1954-1966)

Son – Paolo Maldini (1984-2009)

The Maldinis (AC Milan)

Father – Paolo Maldini (1984-2009)

Son – Daniel Maldini (2020-present)

The Blinds (Ajax)

Father – Danny Blind (1986-1999)

Son – Daley Blind (2008-2014, 2018-present)

The Kluiverts (Ajax)

Father – Patrick Kluivert (1998-2004)

Son – Justin Kluivert (2016-2018)

The Zidanes (Real Madrid)

Father – Zinedine Zidane (2001-2006)

Son – Enzo Zidane (2016-2017)

The Busquets (FC Barcelona)

Father – Carles Busquets (1990-1999)

Son – Sergio Busquets (2008-present)

The Ferreiras (Mogi Mirim)

Father – Rivaldo (2014-2015)

Son – Rivaldinho (2014-2015)

The Alonsos (Real Sociedad)

Father – Miguel Periko Alonso (1977-1982)

First son – Mikel Alonso (2001-2008)

Second son – Xabi Alonso (2000-2004)

The Simeones (Atletico Madrid)

Father – Diego Simeone (1994-1997)

Son – Guiliano Simeone (2022-present)

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