10 sons following SA legends' footsteps

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After Sibusiso Zuma confirmed his son will continue his legacy in Europe, we take a look at 10 famous former South African footballers whose sons are following in their footsteps.

FC Copenhagen legend Zuma revealed that his son Amile would be placed in the club's academy system when he turns 10, as he aims to offer him a world-class platform to hone his talent.

Scroll through the gallery to see all 10 sons who have followed their fathers' footsteps into football

With Amile now just six-years-old, several other South African legends have also seen their sons look to replicate their exploits in the game.

Lucas Radebe Junior recently joined a club in England at the age of 21, where his father made a name for himself at Leeds United over a period of 11 years.

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The late Lesley Manyathela, who was tipped to be one of the nation's great goalscorers before passing away at the age of 21, also has a seen stepping up towards the professional ranks.

Kwena, who's now on the books of Highlands Park, recently revealed his desire to represent Kaizer Chiefs rather than Orlando Pirates, the club his father represented.

Among the others include Shaun Bartlett's son, Tyrique, who recently returned to South African football after a spell with Newcastle United's U-23 team.