Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Keep it in the Family, Part Five

1- Miguel Angel and Xabi Alonso
1970s and 80s Spanish midfielder Miguel Angel ‘Pericho’ Alonso is the father of current Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso.

Photo From: Panini, World Cup 1982
(Miguel Angel ‘Pericho’ Alonso)

Photo From: World Soccer, September 2003
(Xabi Alonso at Real Sociedad)

2- Frantisek and Bohumil Vesely
1960s and 70s Czechoslovakia International Frantisek and Bohumil Vesely were brothers. They both represented their Nation in the 1970 World Cup.

Photo From: Panini, World Cup 1970
(Bohumil Vesely)

Photo From: se Lvickem na prsou-Authors O.Bartunek, J.Kalat
(Frantisek Vesely)

3- Tommy Svensson and Joachim Bjorklund
Tommy Svensson, 1960s and 70s Swedish International (and later National Team Manager in the 90s) was the uncle (from his mother’s side) of 90s International defender Joachim Bjorklund.
Svensson in fact managed him at International level.

Photo From: World Soccer, June 1992
(Tommy Svensson)

Photo From: Panini, World Cup 1994
(Joachim Bjorklund)

4- Bum Kun Cha and Du Ri Cha
Bum Kun Cha, South Korean star form the 70s and 80s is the father of 2000s South Korea International Du Ri Cha.

Photo From: Mondial, old series, issue 37, December 1979
(Bum Kun Cha at Eintrahct Frankfurt)

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 206, March 2006
(Cha Du-Ri)

5- Victor and Vyacheslav Chanov
1980s Dinamo Kiev goalkeeper Victor Chanov was the brother of Vyacheslav Chanov who tended the net in the 870s and 80s for Shakhtar Donestk and Torpedo Moscow.
Not only were both goalkeepers, but both also made the USSR’s 1982 World Cup Finals squad as back-ups to Rinat Dassayev.

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 27, April 1991
(Victor Chanov)

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